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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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