Fedora 29 : ghostscript (2019-077a3f23c0)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122103


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- rebase to latest upstream version 9.26

- Security fix for CVE-2018-19478 CVE-2018-19134 CVE-2018-19477 CVE-2018-19476 CVE-2018-19475 CVE-2018-19409 CVE-2018-18284 CVE-2018-18073 CVE-2018-17961

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Update the affected ghostscript package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122103

File Name: fedora_2019-077a3f23c0.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/12

Updated: 2020/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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:fedoraproject:fedora:ghostscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17961, CVE-2018-18073, CVE-2018-18284, CVE-2018-19134, CVE-2018-19409, CVE-2018-19475, CVE-2018-19476, CVE-2018-19477, CVE-2018-19478

FEDORA: 2019-077a3f23c0

IAVB: 2019-B-0081-S