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A ghostscript security update has been released for openSUSE Leap 15.4/15.5 and SUSE Linux Enterprise.



SUSE-SU-2023:3438-1: low: Security update for ghostscript


# Security update for ghostscript

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:3438-1
Rating: low
References:

* #1213637

Cross-References:

* CVE-2023-38559

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-38559 ( SUSE ): 3.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
* CVE-2023-38559 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
* openSUSE Leap 15.4
* openSUSE Leap 15.5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
* SUSE Manager Server 4.2
* SUSE Manager Server 4.3

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for ghostscript fixes the following issues:

* CVE-2023-38559: Fixed out-of-bounds read in devn_pcx_write_rle() that could
result in DoS (bsc#1213637).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Low update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

* openSUSE Leap 15.4
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.4-2023-3438=1

* openSUSE Leap 15.5
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2023-3438=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP4-2023-3438=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-3438=1

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.2-2023-3438=1

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-
Server-4.2-2023-3438=1

* SUSE Manager Server 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.2-2023-3438=1

## Package List:

* openSUSE Leap 15.4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 (x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 (x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1
* SUSE Manager Server 4.2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.170.1
* ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.170.1

## References:

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-38559.html
* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213637