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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2012:1289-1: important: ghostscript
openSUSE Security Update: ghostscript
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:1289-1
Rating: important
References: #779700
Cross-References: CVE-2012-4405
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

The following security issue was fixed in ghostscript:

Multiple integer underflows in the icmLut_allocate function
in International Color Consortium (ICC) Format library
(icclib), as used in Ghostscript 9.06 and Argyll Color
Management System, allow remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via
a crafted (1) PostScript or (2) PDF file with embedded
images, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE:
this issue is also described as an array index error.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-668

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

ghostscript-devel-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-ijs-devel-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-library-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-library-debuginfo-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-library-debugsource-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-x11-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.00-4.48.1
libgimpprint-4.2.7-334.48.1
libgimpprint-debuginfo-4.2.7-334.48.1
libgimpprint-devel-4.2.7-334.48.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (noarch):

ghostscript-fonts-other-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-fonts-rus-9.00-4.48.1
ghostscript-fonts-std-9.00-4.48.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-4405.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/779700

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