SuSE 11 Security Update : Ghostscript (SAT Patch Number 636)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41394

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Integer overflows and missing upper bounds checks in Ghostscript's ICC library potentially allowed attackers to crash Ghostscript or even cause execution of arbitrary code via specially crafted PS or PDF files. (CVE-2009-0583 / CVE-2009-0584)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 636.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=483303

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0583.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0584.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41394

File Name: suse_11_ghostscript-devel-090318.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-other, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-rus, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-std, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-library, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-omni, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgimpprint, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0583, CVE-2009-0584

CWE: 119, 189