Slackware 12.1 / 12.2 / current : ghostscript (SSA:2009-181-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 39567


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New ghostscript packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, and
-current to fix security issues.


Update the affected ghostscript package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39567

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2009-181-01.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 6/30/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:ghostscript, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0196, CVE-2009-0583, CVE-2009-0584, CVE-2009-0792

BID: 34184, 34445

SSA: 2009-181-01

CWE: 119, 189