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Vulnerability of Ghostscript: code execution via 1Policy Operator

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via 1Policy Operator of Ghostscript, in order to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Pulse Connect Secure, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/10/2018.
Références of this threat: bulletinjan2019, CVE-2018-18284, DLA-1552-1, DSA-4336-1, FEDORA-2019-077a3f23c0, FEDORA-2019-82acb29c1b, openSUSE-SU-2018:4138-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:4140-1, RHSA-2018:3834-01, SA44101, SUSE-SU-2018:4087-1, SUSE-SU-2018:4090-1, USN-3803-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27597.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via 1Policy Operator of Ghostscript, in order to run code.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Pulse Connect Secure, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: ghostscript 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u11

Debian 9: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: ghostscript 9.25~dfsg-0+deb9u1

Fedora 28: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: ghostscript 9.26-1.fc28

Fedora 29: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: ghostscript 9.26-1.fc29

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: ghostscript 9.26-lp150.2.9.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: ghostscript 9.26-14.12.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of January 2019 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Pulse Secure Connect Secure: versions 9.0R3, 9.0R4, 8.3R7.1, 8.2R12.1 and 8.1R15.1.
Versions 9.0R3, 9.0R4, 8.3R7.1, 8.2R12.1 and 8.1R15.1 are fixed.

RHEL 7.6: new ghostscript packages (18/12/2018).
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: ghostscript 9.07-31.el7_6.6

SUSE LE 12: new ghostscript packages (13/12/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: ghostscript 9.26-23.16.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: ghostscript 9.26-23.16.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: ghostscript 9.26-23.16.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: ghostscript 9.26-23.16.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: ghostscript 9.26-23.16.1

SUSE LE 15: new ghostscript packages (13/12/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: ghostscript 9.26-3.9.4

Ubuntu: new ghostscript packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: ghostscript 9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: ghostscript 9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.18.04.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: ghostscript 9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: ghostscript 9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2

Wind River Linux: solution (28/11/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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