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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871875
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for ghostscript RHSA-2017:2180-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'ghostscript'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ghostscript'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability 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): * A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in ghostscript's
mem_get_bits_rectangle function. A specially crafted postscript document could
cause a crash in the context of the gs process. (CVE-2017-7207) Additional
Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Software/OS:
ghostscript on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7207
BugTraq ID: 96995
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96995
Debian Security Information: DSA-3838 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3838
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2180
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2180
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039071
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