Fedora 28 : ghostscript (2019-82acb29c1b)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 122284

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- 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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Solution

Update the affected ghostscript package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-82acb29c1b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 122284

File Name: fedora_2019-82acb29c1b.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/19/2019

Updated: 8/21/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ghostscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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: 2/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2018

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: 2019-82acb29c1b

IAVB: 2019-B-0081-S