SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2022:0088-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156775

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:0088-1 advisory.

- Ghostscript GhostPDL 9.50 through 9.53.3 has a use-after-free in sampled_data_sample (called from sampled_data_continue and interp). (CVE-2021-45944)

- Ghostscript GhostPDL 9.50 through 9.54.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow in sampled_data_finish (called from sampled_data_continue and interp). (CVE-2021-45949)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected ghostscript, ghostscript-devel and / or ghostscript-x11 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1194303

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1194304

http://www.nessus.org/u?e62db437

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-45944

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-45949

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156775

File Name: suse_SU-2022-0088-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/17/2022

Updated: 1/17/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45949

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11, 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: 1/17/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45944, CVE-2021-45949

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:0088-1