Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119250

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- ghostscript: .tempfile file permission issues (699657) (CVE-2018-15908)

- ghostscript: shading_param incomplete type checking (699660) (CVE-2018-15909)

- ghostscript: missing type check in type checker (699659) (CVE-2018-16511)

- ghostscript: incorrect access checking in temp file handling to disclose contents of files (699658) (CVE-2018-16539)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1b2920bb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119250

File Name: sl_20181127_ghostscript_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/28

Modified: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15908, CVE-2018-15909, CVE-2018-16511, CVE-2018-16539