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    Debian: DSA-3691-1: ghostscript security update

    Date 12 Oct 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure if a specially crafted Postscript file is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3691-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    October 12, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-5653 CVE-2016-7976 CVE-2016-7977 CVE-2016-7978 
                     CVE-2016-7979 CVE-2016-8602
    Debian Bug     : 839118 839260 839841 839845 839846 840451
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
    PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary
    code or information disclosure if a specially crafted Postscript file is
    processed.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u3.
    
    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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