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Red Hat: CVE-2018-16511: Important: ghostscript security update (RHSA-2018:3650)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-16511: Important: ghostscript security update (RHSA-2018:3650)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/05/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/28/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. 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.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-cups
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk

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