English | Deutsch | Español | Português
 UserID:
 Passwd:
new user
 About:   Dedicated  | Advanced  | Standard  | Recurring  | No Risk  | Desktop  | Basic  | Single  | Security Seal  | FAQ
  Price/Feature Summary  | Order  | New Vulnerabilities  | Confidentiality  | Vulnerability Search
 Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 72151 CVE descriptions
and 38907 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59222
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-501-2 (gs-gpl)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-501-2 (gs-gpl)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to gs-gpl
announced via advisory USN-501-2.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 7.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

USN-501-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Jasper. This update provides the
corresponding update for the Jasper internal to Ghostscript.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Jasper did not correctly handle corrupted JPEG2000
images. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted JPG, a
remote attacker could cause the application using libjasper to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10:
gs-gpl 8.50-1.1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 7.04:
gs-gpl 8.54.dfsg.1-5ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 7.10:
libgs8 8.61.dfsg.1~
svn8187-0ubuntu3.2

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to affect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-501-2

Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2721
Debian Security Information: DSA-2036 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2036
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:129
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:209
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:208
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:142
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:164
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0012.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-501-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-501-2
BugTraq ID: 24052
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24052
http://osvdb.org/36137
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9397
http://secunia.com/advisories/25287
http://secunia.com/advisories/25703
http://secunia.com/advisories/26516
http://secunia.com/advisories/27319
http://secunia.com/advisories/27489
http://secunia.com/advisories/39505
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0912
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

This is only one of 38907 vulnerability tests in our test suite. Find out more about running a complete security audit.

To run a free test of this vulnerability against your system, register below.

New User Registration
Email:
UserID:
Passwd:
Please email me your monthly newsletters, informing the latest services, improvements & surveys.
Please email me a vulnerability test announcement whenever a new test is added.
   Privacy
Registered User Login
 
UserID:   
Passwd:  

 Forgot userid or passwd?
Email/Userid:




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Partner Programs | Privacy | Mailing Lists | Abuse
Security Audits | Managed DNS | Network Monitoring | Site Analyzer | Internet Research Reports
Web Probe | Whois

© 1998-2014 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.