Debian DSA-4346-1 : ghostscript - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119269
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the -dSAFER sandbox being enabled).

This update rebases ghostscript for stretch to the upstream version 9.26 which includes additional changes.

Solution

Upgrade the ghostscript packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 9.26~dfsg-0+deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ghostscript

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/ghostscript

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4346

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119269

File Name: debian_DSA-4346.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/29/2018

Updated: 2/15/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-19409

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ghostscript, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 11/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19134, CVE-2018-19409, CVE-2018-19475, CVE-2018-19476, CVE-2018-19477, CVE-2018-19478

DSA: 4346