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CentOS Update for ghostscript CESA-2018:3650 centos7

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ghostscript' package(s) announced via the CESA-2018:3650 advisory.

Insight

Insight

The Ghostscript suite contains utilities for rendering PostScript and PDF documents. Ghostscript translates PostScript code to common bitmap formats so that the code can be displayed or printed. Security Fix(es): * ghostscript: .tempfile file permission issues (699657) (CVE-2018-15908) * ghostscript: shading_param incomplete type checking (699660) (CVE-2018-15909) * ghostscript: missing type check in type checker (699659) (CVE-2018-16511) * ghostscript: incorrect access checking in temp file handling to disclose contents of files (699658) (CVE-2018-16539) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy (Google Project Zero) for reporting CVE-2018-15908.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ghostscript on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)