Debian: DSA-4294-1: ghostscript security update

    Date 16 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 the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the dSAFER sandbox being enabled).
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4294-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    September 16, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16509 CVE-2018-16802
    
    Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple vulnerabilites in Ghostscript, an
    interpreter for the PostScript language, which could result in 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+deb9u5.
    
    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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