Fedora 17 : ghostscript-9.05-4.fc17 (2012-13846)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62378


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update removes some bundled libraries, notably icclib. This avoids security issue CVE-2012-4405.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ghostscript package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62378

File Name: fedora_2012-13846.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/29

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ghostscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4405

BID: 55494

FEDORA: 2012-13846