CentOS 7 : ghostscript (CESA-2019:2586)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129019

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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: 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 ghostscript packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9e4215b5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129019

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-2586.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/19

Updated: 2020/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14813

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/03

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:2586

IAVB: 2019-B-0081-S