SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2017:1404-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100410

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) This is a reissue of the previous update to also include SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 GA LTSS packages.

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.

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-SP2-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-866=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1018128

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1030263

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1032114

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1032120

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1036453

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10220/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9601/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5951/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7207/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8291/

http://www.nessus.org/u?ac577ae4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100410

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1404-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/25

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/24

Reference Information

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