EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1465)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 124968
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the ghostscript package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- It was found that the forceput operator could be extracted from the DefineResource method. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.(CVE-2019-3838)

- t was found that the superexec operator was available in the internal dictionary. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.(CVE-2019-3835)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ghostscript packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?57694ec3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124968

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1465.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 5/14/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ghostscript, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.1.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/7/2019

Reference Information

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