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Test ID:
Category:CentOS Local Security Checks
Title:CentOS Update for ghostscript CESA-2018:2918 centos7
Summary:Check the version of ghostscript
Check the version of ghostscript

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):

* It was discovered that the ghostscript /invalidaccess checks fail under
certain conditions. An attacker could possibly exploit this to bypass the

- -dSAFER protection and, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a
specially crafted PostScript document. (CVE-2018-16509)

* ghostscript: LockDistillerParams type confusion (699656) (CVE-2018-15910)

* ghostscript: .definemodifiedfont memory corruption if /typecheck is
handled (699668) (CVE-2018-16542)

* ghostscript: Stack-based out-of-bounds write in pdf_set_text_matrix
function in gdevpdts.c (CVE-2018-10194)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy (Google Project Zero) for
reporting CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-15910, and CVE-2018-16542.

Affected Software/OS:
ghostscript on CentOS 7

Please install the updated packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-10194
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-15910
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16509
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16542
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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