SuSE 10 Security Update : ghostscript (ZYPP Patch Number 8290)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62210


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


This update fixes an array index error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in ghostscript-library. CVE-2012-4405 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8290.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62210

File Name: suse_ghostscript-fonts-other-8290.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/20

Modified: 2012/09/20

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4405