Debian: DSA-4336-1: ghostscript security update

    Date10 Nov 2018
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service, disclosure of existence and size of arbitrary files, or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4336-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 10, 2018                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11645 CVE-2018-17961 CVE-2018-18073 CVE-2018-18284
    Debian Bug     : 910678 910758 911175
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
    PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service,
    disclosure of existence and size of arbitrary files, or the execution of
    arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the
    dSAFER sandbox being enabled).
    
    This update rebases ghostscript for stretch to the upstream version 9.25
    which includes additional non-security related changes.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.25~dfsg-0+deb9u1.
    
    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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