Linux Security
    Linux Security
    Linux Security

    Debian: DSA-2080-1: New ghostscript packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date 31 Jul 2010
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues have been discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a user processes a malformed PDF or Postscript file.
    Hash: SHA1
    - ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2080-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 01, 2010             
    - ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Package        : ghostscript
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-6725 CVE-2008-3522 CVE-2008-6679 CVE-2009-0196 CVE-2009-0792 CVE-2009-4270 CVE-2010-1869
    Several security issues have been discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
    PostScript/PDF interpreter, which might lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code if a user processes a malformed PDF or Postscript file.
    For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
    version 8.62.dfsg.1-3.2lenny4.
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 8.71~dfsg-4.
    We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
    - --------------------------------
    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    Source archives:
        Size/MD5 checksum:   104592 c1f5f4ee971ea44f4b0cef7488fea58a
        Size/MD5 checksum:   104465 712a48aa6a1a28c2800ee3a950f24c93
        Size/MD5 checksum: 12212309 42fc1b31aa745c3765c2fcd2da243236
    Architecture independent packages:
        Size/MD5 checksum:    28702 dcf8382cede0279d2ced25016b5d63b0
        Size/MD5 checksum:    28704 a62393cb1d1449c44398279e40804a20
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2784654 379db3cc220700a5320c0f3505ec6185
        Size/MD5 checksum:    28692 f327874c01d90518ae69cc746ae8c245
        Size/MD5 checksum:    28902 d790c6a598e425e86655613e3d842feb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    28696 6e1b2ffd61b41b2210c80035fa1c18d2
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    66154 af55aa7bcd5471ef673c0c5f5fddf693
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36444 e2e1d7dbf80456743f43c063ddd31d2a
        Size/MD5 checksum:   797568 50220131de97010d530c84e4685b9ba3
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2629590 bf6713489c1974a68e72244cd0ab313e
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
        Size/MD5 checksum:    63102 b381fcd9f08a512ec234aefc4db55e6d
        Size/MD5 checksum:   794264 1d6aa96ecda1cc3caaee6e02ec8131d0
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36296 1c234970f6695e233c98f6c8b17a228d
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2322612 ff18916f3e0b984520dc6a65a1850545
    arm architecture (ARM)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    59898 691db1eafdbb597550e41936a588dc2e
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2179214 fce17c2014ef0633694921ff7a2dbbf6
        Size/MD5 checksum:    34898 94bfb293db43933b96defcc65c2ce1e4
        Size/MD5 checksum:   796618 133283cd0ce5ad2ddfb180149dd1cdde
    armel architecture (ARM EABI)
        Size/MD5 checksum:   797658 bfee3d7ee43ecf42c762f707e15be417
        Size/MD5 checksum:    63604 ba4c4769c7a604e1cbd65e42d4a20308
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2214322 659428a1eb467fd459a8a10ac6e57f53
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36442 59d91a5b9a24bec78946a5e01345589b
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    66854 e46caba3e0fc3e99c9d672210b414c85
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2573688 98b1cb485944aeec0c762f4d3d6b5627
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36330 5a36e8704d153f1c1269ddbe3d37368e
        Size/MD5 checksum:   800058 3770d71e6644cf0bf82b5618c07879fe
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    35476 2c35e644cc7bc6d5a29125de9bda777c
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2221692 263aab297fcd59829a0c5e0e2b0f1e6d
        Size/MD5 checksum:   761660 44c35e23d34cb081bb785c5a89683701
        Size/MD5 checksum:    60818 b150caecdd7fdd47538ac364b3a23baa
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    80902 c44a55178f56e171274891ff828be57c
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36332 59188d6b794be8a8632f68c99e53fabe
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3613878 b2037a5a573797ed7e8db63b25c54980
        Size/MD5 checksum:   801702 f478ffb34fedecea724a6eff2c0c6aeb
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
        Size/MD5 checksum:    62840 1bf8443154d4ed4a3d7329078b16839f
        Size/MD5 checksum:    34916 965449e1371593ca5fdc0614c49f05ad
        Size/MD5 checksum:   798628 3673f32bc99ec26b919ad9a5a53742bc
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2304896 3713df01d5717a4d4af157cf0bb6fc88
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
        Size/MD5 checksum:    35472 322427312d6cc997684dd4070f47e870
        Size/MD5 checksum:    61774 22a19e60d87c94a8bcaa931b13f20179
        Size/MD5 checksum:   762160 90c8fb7ba07e88329bb247ab49cf290f
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2300466 2d7ba5f0f3cc18775f25bbd3881bd5f4
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
        Size/MD5 checksum:   801086 eee24a6fc08a2e68405adc584d090819
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36432 4b62009ca227ff2aa28808ba5a696c02
        Size/MD5 checksum:    66012 ba51af4c986f7db06b66f7c3f3bef07e
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2408918 14806baf03b217ba15b6808493f4d46b
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36452 6a0cffde06a5f3fc635ac214fa874a94
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2437882 dd3fd6a06b07f8d45c9f07b339fe26dc
        Size/MD5 checksum:    64412 e60524ff7457eb9bf7a3430afcfba513
        Size/MD5 checksum:   800832 c91e9753ad83a76eebdf9abc7694f681
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2187340 476ff570ae6d30c7f881caba112b6e34
        Size/MD5 checksum:    36350 4970f1e66a790e2a7b0aa4b285363c07
        Size/MD5 checksum:   797876 f79742ddd68bee7476a39d4fde6ab68c
        Size/MD5 checksum:    59956 d7458a00b7f62c43b114aeff6deeec0c
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    'Tis the season of giving! How have you given back to the open-source community?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    [{"id":"171","title":"I've contributed to the development of an open-source project.","votes":"8","type":"x","order":"1","pct":28.57,"resources":[]},{"id":"172","title":"I've reviewed open-source code for security bugs.","votes":"6","type":"x","order":"2","pct":21.43,"resources":[]},{"id":"173","title":"I've made a donation to an open-source project.","votes":"14","type":"x","order":"3","pct":50,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350

    Please vote first in order to view vote results.


    bottom 200

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.