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    Debian: DSA-4372-1: ghostscript security update

    Date 26 Jan 2019
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability 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-4372-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 26, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-6116
    
    Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability 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).
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 9.26a~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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