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: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/14

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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