Security update for ghostscript

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ghostscript
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4090-2
Rating: important
References: #1109105 #1111479 #1111480 #1112229 #1117022 #1117274 #1117313 #1117327 #1117331
Cross-References: CVE-2018-17183 CVE-2018-17961 CVE-2018-18073 CVE-2018-18284 CVE-2018-19409 CVE-2018-19475 CVE-2018-19476 CVE-2018-19477
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1

An update that solves 8 vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.


This update for ghostscript to version 9.26 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-19475: Fixed bypass of an intended access restriction in psi/zdevice2.c (bsc#1117327)
  • CVE-2018-19476: Fixed bypass of an intended access restriction in psi/zicc.c (bsc#1117313)
  • CVE-2018-19477: Fixed bypass of an intended access restriction in psi/zfjbig2.c (bsc#1117274)
  • CVE-2018-19409: Check if another device is used correctly in LockSafetyParams (bsc#1117022)
  • CVE-2018-18284: Fixed potential sandbox escape through 1Policy operator (bsc#1112229)
  • CVE-2018-18073: Fixed leaks through operator in saved execution stacks (bsc#1111480)
  • CVE-2018-17961: Fixed a -dSAFER sandbox escape by bypassing executeonly (bsc#1111479)
  • CVE-2018-17183: Fixed a potential code injection by specially crafted PostScript files (bsc#1109105)

Version update to 9.26 (bsc#1117331):
  • Security issues have been the primary focus
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • For release summary see:

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 Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-1076=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • ghostscript-9.26-23.16.1
    • ghostscript-debuginfo-9.26-23.16.1
    • ghostscript-debugsource-9.26-23.16.1
    • ghostscript-x11-9.26-23.16.1
    • ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.26-23.16.1
    • libspectre-debugsource-0.2.7-12.4.1
    • libspectre1-0.2.7-12.4.1
    • libspectre1-debuginfo-0.2.7-12.4.1