SuSE 10 Security Update : Ghostscript (ZYPP Patch Number 4984)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31321


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A stack-based buffer overflow was fixed in the ghostscript interpreter, which potentially could be used to execute code or at least crash ghostscript. (CVE-2008-0411)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4984.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31321

File Name: suse_ghostscript-fonts-other-4984.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/29

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/07

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0411

CWE: 119