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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5038-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
January 08, 2022                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-45944 CVE-2021-45949

Multiple security issues were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in denial of service and
potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed document files
are processed.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed
in version 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2.

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/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Debian: DSA-5038-1: ghostscript security update

January 8, 2022
Multiple security issues were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code...

Summary

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed
in version 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in
version 9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2.

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/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Severity
Multiple security issues were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL
PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in denial of service and
potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed document files
are processed.

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