Virtuozzo 7 : ghostscript / ghostscript-cups / ghostscript-devel / etc (VZLSA-2019-0633)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 123683


The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.


An update for ghostscript is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Ghostscript suite contains utilities for rendering PostScript and PDF documents. Ghostscript translates PostScript code to common bitmap formats so that the code can be displayed or printed.

Security Fix(es) :

* ghostscript: superexec operator is available (700585) (CVE-2019-3835)

* ghostscript: forceput in DefineResource is still accessible (700576) (CVE-2019-3838)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es) :

* ghostscript: Regression: double comment chars '%%' in leading to missing metadata (BZ#1673915)

Note that Tenable Network Security has attempted to extract the preceding description block directly from the corresponding Red Hat security advisory. Virtuozzo provides no description for VZLSA advisories. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ghostscript / ghostscript-cups / ghostscript-devel / etc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123683

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZLSA-2019-0633.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 4/3/2019

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ghostscript-gtk, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3835, CVE-2019-3838