Debian LTS: DLA-1992-1: ghostscript security update

    Date14 Nov 2019
    CategoryDebian LTS
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Manfred Paul and Lukas Schauer reported that the .charkeys procedure in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, does not properly restrict privileged calls, which could result in bypass of file system
    Package        : ghostscript
    Version        : 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u6
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-14869
    
    
    Manfred Paul and Lukas Schauer reported that the .charkeys 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 Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
    9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
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