SuSE 11 Security Update : GhostScript (SAT Patch Number 876)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41396

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Specially crafted file could cause a heap-overflow in JBIG2 decoder (CVE-2009-0196), an integer overflow in ICC library (CVE-2009-0792), a buffer overflow in BaseFont writer module (CVE-2008-6679) or crash the CCITTFax decoder. (CVE-2007-6725)

The previous security update introduced a regression that broke some printer drives. This new update fixes that issue.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 876.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489622

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491897

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492765

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6725.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-6679.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0196.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0792.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41396

File Name: suse_11_ghostscript-devel-090513.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: 2009/05/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6725, CVE-2008-6679, CVE-2009-0196, CVE-2009-0792

CWE: 119, 189