Security update for ghostscript

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ghostscript
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0718-1
Rating: important
References: #1129186
Cross-References: CVE-2019-3838
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for ghostscript fixes the following issue:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-3838: Fixed a vulnerability which made forceput operator in DefineResource to be still accessible which could allow access to file system outside of the constraints of -dSAFER (bsc#1129186).

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-718=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-718=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-mini-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-mini-debuginfo-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-mini-debugsource-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-mini-devel-9.26a-3.15.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ghostscript-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-debuginfo-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-debugsource-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-devel-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-x11-9.26a-3.15.1
    • ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.26a-3.15.1

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