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# Security update for ghostscript

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0920-1  
Rating: moderate  
References:

  * bsc#1219357
  * bsc#1219554

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2020-36773

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2020-36773 ( SUSE ):  8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2020-36773 ( NVD ):  9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5
  * openSUSE Leap 15.5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

  
  
An update that solves one vulnerability and has one security fix can now be
installed.

## Description:

This update for ghostscript fixes the following issues:

  * Fixed segfaults in gs_heap_free_object() — ref:_00D1igLOd._500Tr4BRgx:ref
    (bsc#1219357).

Previously fixed security issue:

  * CVE-2020-36773: Fixed out-of-bounds write and use-after-free in
    devices/vector/gdevtxtw.c (for txtwrite) (bsc#1219554).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 15.5  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2024-920=1

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2024-920=1

## Package List:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.185.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1
    * ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.185.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-36773.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219357
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219554

SUSE: 2024:0920-1 moderate: ghostscript

March 22, 2024
* bsc#1219357 * bsc#1219554 Cross-References: * CVE-2020-36773

Summary

## This update for ghostscript fixes the following issues: * Fixed segfaults in gs_heap_free_object() — ref:_00D1igLOd._500Tr4BRgx:ref (bsc#1219357). Previously fixed security issue: * CVE-2020-36773: Fixed out-of-bounds write and use-after-free in devices/vector/gdevtxtw.c (for txtwrite) (bsc#1219554). ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE 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 15.5 zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2024-920=1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2024-920=1 ## Package List: * openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.185.1 * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * ghostscript-x11-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-debugsource-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-devel-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-debuginfo-9.52-150000.185.1 * ghostscript-x11-9.52-150000.185.1

References

* bsc#1219357

* bsc#1219554

Cross-

* CVE-2020-36773

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2020-36773 ( SUSE ): 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2020-36773 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5

* openSUSE Leap 15.5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one security fix can now be

installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-36773.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219357

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219554

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0920-1
Rating: moderate

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