GLSA-202004-03 : GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 135114

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202004-03 (GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file using GPL Ghostscript, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.28_rc4'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-03

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135114

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202004-03.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/04/02

Updated: 2020/04/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ghostscript-gpl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10216, CVE-2019-14811, CVE-2019-14812, CVE-2019-14813, CVE-2019-14817, CVE-2019-3835, CVE-2019-3838, CVE-2019-6116

GLSA: 202004-03