Debian: DSA-4518-1: ghostscript security update

    Date 07 Sep 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that various procedures in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, do 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-4518-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 07, 2019                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ghostscript
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-14811 CVE-2019-14812 CVE-2019-14813 CVE-2019-14817
    
    It was discovered that various procedures in Ghostscript, the GPL
    PostScript/PDF interpreter, do not properly restrict privileged calls,
    which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER
    sandbox.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u5.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
    version 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u2.
    
    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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