Debian LTS: Security Advisory for ghostscript (DLA-2335-1)

Published: 2020-08-21 03:00:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ghostscript' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2335-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in ghostscript, an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF, allowing an attacker to escalate privileges and cause denial of service via crafted PS/EPS/PDF files.

Affected Versions:
'ghostscript' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u7. We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16287
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16288
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16289
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16290
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16291
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16292
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16293
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16294
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16295
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16296
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16297
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16298
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16299
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16300
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16301
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16302
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16303
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16304
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16305
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16306
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16307
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16308
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16309
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16310
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-17538

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00032.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2335-1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2020-08-21
Modified
2020-08-24
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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