Debian: DSA-4499-1: ghostscript security update

    Date12 Aug 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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