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VPR Score: 8.1
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-12 (GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for additional information.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PostScript file or PDF document using GPL Ghostscript possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts, Workaround :
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.26'