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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-3761-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-3761-01
Posted Dec 4, 2018
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-3761-01 - The Ghostscript suite contains utilities for rendering PostScript and PDF documents. Ghostscript translates PostScript code to common bitmap formats so that the code can be displayed or printed. Issues addressed include an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-16509.

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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-3761-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: ghostscript security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:3761-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3761
Issue date: 2018-12-03
CVE Names: CVE-2018-16863
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1. Summary:

An update for ghostscript is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch, ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x

3. Description:

The Ghostscript suite contains utilities for rendering PostScript and PDF
documents. Ghostscript translates PostScript code to common bitmap formats
so that the code can be displayed or printed.

Security Fix(es):

* ghostscript: incomplete fix for CVE-2018-16509 (CVE-2018-16863)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

Bug Fix(es):

* Previously, the flushpage operator has been removed as part of a major
clean-up of a non-standard operator. However, flushpage has been found to
be used in a few specific use cases. With this update, it has been re-added
to support those use cases. (BZ#1654290)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1652893 - CVE-2018-16863 ghostscript: incomplete fix for CVE-2018-16509
1654290 - ghostscript update breaks xdvi (gs: Error: /undefined in flushpage) [rhel-7.6.z]

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7):

Source:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ghostscript-doc-9.07-31.el7_6.3.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):

Source:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ghostscript-doc-9.07-31.el7_6.3.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.src.rpm

ppc64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm

ppc64le:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7):

Source:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.src.rpm

aarch64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ghostscript-doc-9.07-31.el7_6.3.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64.rpm

ppc64le:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server Optional (v. 7):

aarch64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
ghostscript-doc-9.07-31.el7_6.3.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.s390x.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-cups-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
ghostscript-doc-9.07-31.el7_6.3.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-debuginfo-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.i686.rpm
ghostscript-devel-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm
ghostscript-gtk-9.07-31.el7_6.3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16863
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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