openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2016-427)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90381


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


ghostscript was updated to fix one security issue and one bug.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-3228: Specially crafted ps files could have caused an out of bound read/write due to an integer overflow, causing a segfault in the application or having unspecified further impact.

Also a non security bug was fixed :

- fix a crash in mutex handling (bsc#963017)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected ghostscript packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90381

File Name: openSUSE-2016-427.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/07

Modified: 2016/04/07

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ghostscript-x11-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3228