Debian DLA-1048-1 : ghostscript security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102096

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several issues were found in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PostScript document.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/08/msg00000.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/ghostscript

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102096

File Name: debian_DLA-1048.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/02

Updated: 2018/07/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript-x, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgs-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgs9, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgs9-common, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11714, CVE-2017-7207, CVE-2017-9611, CVE-2017-9612, CVE-2017-9726, CVE-2017-9727, CVE-2017-9739, CVE-2017-9835