RHEL 8 : ghostscript (RHSA-2019:2591)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128450
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for ghostscript is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdf_hook_DSC_Creator (701445) (CVE-2019-14811)

* ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setuserparams (701444) (CVE-2019-14812)

* ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setsystemparams (701443) (CVE-2019-14813)

* ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdfexectoken and other procedures (701450) (CVE-2019-14817)

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2591

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14811

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14812

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14813

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14817

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128450

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2591.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/3/2019

Updated: 7/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-gtk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-tools-dvipdf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-tools-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-tools-printing, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ghostscript-x11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgs-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14811, CVE-2019-14812, CVE-2019-14813, CVE-2019-14817

RHSA: 2019:2591

IAVB: 2019-B-0081-S