Executive Summary

Title ghostscript regression update
Name DSA-4346 First vendor Publication 2018-11-27
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2018-12-23
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 2

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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The update for ghostscript issued as DSA-4346-1 caused a regression when used with certain options (cf. Debian bug #915832). Updated packages are now available to correct this issue.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 9.26~dfsg-0+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ghostscript

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4346

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 23
Application 1
Os 4
Os 2
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-08 Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2019-1004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-28 Name : The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1412.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-19 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3834.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1598.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4346.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-28 Name : The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by multiple vulne...
File : ghostscript_9_26.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-26 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201811-12.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2018-12-23 17:18:25
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-18 17:21:19
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-28 00:21:56
  • First insertion