EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2017-1144)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102231


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the ghostscript packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- The mem_get_bits_rectangle function in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted PostScript document.(CVE-2017-7207)

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


Update the affected ghostscript package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102231

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1144.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/08

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ghostscript-cups, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7207

OSVDB: 154062