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Debian: DSA-3326-1: ghostscript security update

Date 02 Aug 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
William Robinet and Stefan Cornelius discovered an integer overflow in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service or potentially execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is opened.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3326-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
August 02, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3228
Debian Bug     : 793489

William Robinet and Stefan Cornelius discovered an integer overflow in
Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in
denial of service or potentially execution of arbitrary code if a
specially crafted file is opened.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
in version 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u1.

For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
in version 9.15~dfsg-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.15~dfsg-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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