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    Debian: DSA-2595-1: ghostscript security update

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    Marc Schoenefeld discovered that an integer overflow in the ICC parsing code of Ghostscript can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2595-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 30, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    Vulnerability  : integer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-4405
    
    Marc Schoenefeld discovered that an integer overflow in the ICC parsing
    code of Ghostscript can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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