OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ghostscript (OVMSA-2017-0002)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96300


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Added security fixes for :

- CVE-2013-5653 (bug #1380327)

- CVE-2016-7977 (bug #1380415)

- CVE-2016-7979 (bug #1382305)

- CVE-2016-8602 (bug #1383940)


Update the affected ghostscript package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96300

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/05

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ghostscript, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5653, CVE-2016-7977, CVE-2016-7979, CVE-2016-8602

OSVDB: 144952, 144999, 145250, 145549