Fedora 24 : ghostscript (2017-5136456ce3)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96889


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is a security update for these CVEs :

- [CVE-2016-9601](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi ?id=1410021) - *Heap-buffer overflow in jbig2_image_new function*

This update also solves possible licensing issues with ghostscritpt's source code.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
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: 96889

File Name: fedora_2017-5136456ce3.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/31

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ghostscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9601