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Debian: DSA-4346-1: ghostscript security update

Date 27 Nov 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service or 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-4346-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 27, 2018                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-19409 CVE-2018-19475 CVE-2018-19476 CVE-2018-19477

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service 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 9.26
which includes additional changes.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.26~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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