Slackware 14.2 / current : ghostscript (SSA:2018-256-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117495

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New ghostscript packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and
-current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected ghostscript package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?98710c9c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117495

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-256-01.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/14

Modified: 2018/09/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:ghostscript, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/13

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Ghostscript Failed Restore Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16509

SSA: 2018-256-01