Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119446

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- ghostscript: incomplete fix for CVE-2018-16509 (CVE-2018-16863)

Bug Fix(es) :

- Previously, the flushpage operator has been removed as part of a major clean-up of a non-standard operator.
However, flushpage has been found to be used in a few specific use cases. With this update, it has been re- added to support those use cases.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?080f0802

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119446

File Name: sl_20181204_ghostscript_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/06

Modified: 2018/12/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/04

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Ghostscript Failed Restore Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-16863