openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2019-2222)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 129482


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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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.

- 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.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected ghostscript packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 129482

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2222.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-x11-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2019

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-S