SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2017:1138-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for ghostscript fixes the following security
vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2017-8291: A remote command execution and a -dSAFER
bypass via a crafted .eps document were exploited in the
wild. (bsc#1036453)

- CVE-2016-9601: An integer overflow in the bundled
jbig2dec library could have been misused to cause a
Denial-of-Service. (bsc#1018128)

- CVE-2016-10220: A NULL pointer dereference in the PDF
Transparency module allowed remote attackers to cause a
Denial-of-Service. (bsc#1032120)

- CVE-2017-5951: A NULL pointer dereference allowed remote
attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted
PostScript document. (bsc#1032114)

- CVE-2017-7207: A NULL pointer dereference allowed remote
attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted
PostScript document. (bsc#1030263)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1018128
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1030263
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032114
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032120
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036453
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10220.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9601.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5951.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7207.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8291.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?8ed8ebc9

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-659=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99761 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10220
CVE-2016-9601
CVE-2017-5951
CVE-2017-7207
CVE-2017-8291

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