Security update for ghostscript-library

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ghostscript-library
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3330-1
Rating: important
References: #1050893 #1106173 #1107410 #1107412 #1107413 #1107420 #1107421 #1107426
Cross-References:CVE-2017-9611 CVE-2018-15910 CVE-2018-16509 CVE-2018-16511 CVE-2018-16513 CVE-2018-16540 CVE-2018-16541 CVE-2018-16542
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that fixes 8 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for ghostscript-library fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-16511: A type confusion in "ztype" could be used by remote attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107426)
  • CVE-2018-16540: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files to the builtin PDF14 converter could use a use-after-free in copydevice handling to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107420)
  • CVE-2018-16541: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use incorrect free logic in pagedevice replacement to crash the interpreter. (bsc#1107421)
  • CVE-2018-16542: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use insufficient interpreter stack-size checking during error handling to crash the interpreter. (bsc#1107413)
  • CVE-2018-16509: Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking during handling of /invalidaccess exceptions could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the "pipe" instruction. (bsc#1107410
  • CVE-2018-16513: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use a type confusion in the setcolor function to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107412)
  • CVE-2018-15910: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use a type confusion in the LockDistillerParams parameter to crash the interpreter or execute code. (bsc#1106173)
  • CVE-2017-9611: The Ins_MIRP function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document. (bsc#1050893)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-devel-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-ijs-devel-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • libgimpprint-devel-4.2.7-32.47.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-fonts-other-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-rus-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-std-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-library-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-omni-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-x11-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • libgimpprint-4.2.7-32.47.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-fonts-other-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-rus-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-std-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-library-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-omni-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-x11-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • libgimpprint-4.2.7-32.47.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • ghostscript-fonts-other-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-rus-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-fonts-std-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-library-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-omni-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-x11-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • libgimpprint-4.2.7-32.47.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-library-debuginfo-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-library-debugsource-8.62-32.47.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-library-debuginfo-8.62-32.47.13.1
    • ghostscript-library-debugsource-8.62-32.47.13.1

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