Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
TitleGPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201811-12First vendor Publication2018-11-24
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-11-24
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for additional information.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PostScript file or PDF document using GPL Ghostscript possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts,

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.26"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-11714 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11714
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7948 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7948
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-9610 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9610
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-9611 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9611
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-9612 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9612
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-9618 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9618
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-9619 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9619
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-9620 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9620
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-9726 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9726
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-9727 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9727
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-9739 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9739
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-9740 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9740
[ 13 ] CVE-2017-9835 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9835
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-10194 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10194
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-15908 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15908
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-15909 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15909
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-15910 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15910
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-15911 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15911
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-16509 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16509
[ 20 ] CVE-2018-16510 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16510
[ 21 ] CVE-2018-16511 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16511
[ 22 ] CVE-2018-16513 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16513
[ 23 ] CVE-2018-16539 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16539
[ 24 ] CVE-2018-16540 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16540
[ 25 ] CVE-2018-16541 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16541
[ 26 ] CVE-2018-16542 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16542
[ 27 ] CVE-2018-16543 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16543
[ 28 ] CVE-2018-16585 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16585
[ 29 ] CVE-2018-16802 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16802
[ 30 ] CVE-2018-18284 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18284
[ 31 ] CVE-2018-19409 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19409

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201811-12.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
13 %CWE-704Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast
10 %CWE-254Security Features
7 %CWE-416Use After Free
7 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
3 %CWE-388Error Handling
3 %CWE-200Information Exposure
3 %CWE-190Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
3 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application7
Application1
Application19
Os5
Os3
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os2
Os1

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2018-10-25Ghostscript -dSAFER sandbox bypass attempt
RuleID : 47882 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-12-14Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3650.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-14Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3761.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-10Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1404.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-07Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-29Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1598.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-29Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4346.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-28Name : The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by multiple vulne...
File : ghostscript_9_26.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-26Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201811-12.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-21Name : The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.
File : Virtuozzo_VZLSA-2018-2918.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-13Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4336.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-23Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1552.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-16Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-2918.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-11Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2018-1088.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-01Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1527.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-19Name : The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by multiple vulne...
File : ghostscript_9_25.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-18Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-f1b1ed38b3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-17Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4294.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-14Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2018-256-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-14Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1504.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-12Name : The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by multiple vulne...
File : ghostscript_9_24.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-10Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4288.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-28447b6f2e.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-05Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_30c0f878b03e11e8be8a0011d823eebd.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-05-30Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2018-1022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-05-01Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-3247413570.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-30Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-226dac231f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-27Name : The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by a denial of se...
File : ghostscript_9_23.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-26Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1363.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-01-15Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2017-c9b0c406b3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-02Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3986.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-29Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-3403-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-02Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1048.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
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