Amazon Linux 2 : ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1022)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110195

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

The set_text_distance function in devices/vector/gdevpdts.c in the pdfwrite component in Artifex Ghostscript through 9.22 does not prevent overflows in text-positioning calculation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document.
(CVE-2018-10194)

Solution

Run 'yum update ghostscript' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1022.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110195

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1022.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/30

Updated: 2019/03/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-10194

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ghostscript-gtk, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10194

ALAS: 2018-1022