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Debian: DSA-4499-1: ghostscript security update

Date 12 Aug 2019
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Netanel reported that the .buildfont1 procedure in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, does not properly restrict privileged calls, which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER sandbox.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4499-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
August 12, 2019                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-10216
Debian Bug     : 934638

Netanel reported that the .buildfont1 procedure in Ghostscript, the GPL
PostScript/PDF interpreter, does not properly restrict privileged calls,
which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER
sandbox.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u4.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u1.

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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