Debian: DSA-3326-1: ghostscript security update

    Date02 Aug 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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