Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64 (20190131)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121532


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


Security Fix(es) :

- ghostscript: use-after-free in copydevice handling (699661) (CVE-2018-16540)

- ghostscript: access bypass in psi/zdevice2.c (700153) (CVE-2018-19475)

- ghostscript: access bypass in psi/zicc.c (700169) (CVE-2018-19476)

- ghostscript: access bypass in psi/zfjbig2.c (700168) (CVE-2018-19477)

- ghostscript: subroutines within pseudo-operators must themselves be pseudo-operators (700317) (CVE-2019-6116)

Bug Fix(es) :

- Previously, ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.1 introduced a regression during the standard input reading, causing a '/invalidfileaccess in --run--' error. With this update, the regression has been fixed and the described error no longer occurs.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121532

File Name: sl_20190131_ghostscript_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/01

Updated: 2020/02/24

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-gtk, 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: 2019/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16540, CVE-2018-19475, CVE-2018-19476, CVE-2018-19477, CVE-2019-6116