Fedora 27 : ghostscript (2018-f1b1ed38b3)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117534

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security update for `CVE-2018-16543` and `CVE-2018-16510`, which were recently discovered.

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Solution

Update the affected ghostscript package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-f1b1ed38b3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117534

File Name: fedora_2018-f1b1ed38b3.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/18

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ghostscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16510, CVE-2018-16543