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Debian: DSA-4288-1: ghostscript security update

Date 07 Sep 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple vulnerabilites in Ghostscript, an interpreter for the PostScript language, which could result in denial of service, the creation of files or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the dSAFER sandbox being
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4288-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 07, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-15908 CVE-2018-15910 CVE-2018-15911
                 CVE-2018-16511 CVE-2018-16513 CVE-2018-16539
		 CVE-2018-16540 CVE-2018-16541 CVE-2018-16542
		 CVE-2018-16543 CVE-2018-16585

Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple vulnerabilites in Ghostscript, an
interpreter for the PostScript language, which could result in denial of
service, the creation of files or the execution of arbitrary code if a
malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the dSAFER sandbox being
enabled).

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ghostscript

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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