SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2019:2460-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129381

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for ghostscript fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-3835: Fixed an unauthorized file system access caused by an available superexec operator. (bsc#1129180)

CVE-2019-3839: Fixed an unauthorized file system access caused by available privileged operators. (bsc#1134156)

CVE-2019-12973: Fixed a denial-of-service vulnerability in the OpenJPEG function opj_t1_encode_cblks. (bsc#1140359)

CVE-2019-14811: Fixed a safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdf_hook_DSC_Creator. (bsc#1146882)

CVE-2019-14812: Fixed a safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setuserparams. (bsc#1146882)

CVE-2019-14813: Fixed a safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setsystemparams. (bsc#1146882)

CVE-2019-14817: Fixed a safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdfexectoken and other procedures. (bsc#1146884)

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2460=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-2460=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2460=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2460=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1129180

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1129186

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1134156

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1140359

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1146882

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1146884

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-12973/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14811/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14812/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14813/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14817/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-3835/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-3839/

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e6b42cd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129381

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2460-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/26

Updated: 2019/12/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12973, CVE-2019-14811, CVE-2019-14812, CVE-2019-14813, CVE-2019-14817, CVE-2019-3835, CVE-2019-3839

IAVB: 2019-B-0081