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

High Nessus Plugin ID 129482

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VPR Score: 6.7


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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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129482

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2222.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/01

Updated: 2020/09/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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: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: 2019/09/30

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-S