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    Gentoo: GLSA-202004-03: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities

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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202004-03
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: April 01, 2020
         Bugs: #676264, #692106, #693002
           ID: 202004-03
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst
    of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  app-text/ghostscript-gpl
                                     < 9.28_rc4               >= 9.28_rc4
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript.
    Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
    file using GPL Ghostscript, possibly resulting in execution of
    arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of
    Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.28_rc4"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2019-10216
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10216
    [ 2 ] CVE-2019-14811
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14811
    [ 3 ] CVE-2019-14812
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14812
    [ 4 ] CVE-2019-14813
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14813
    [ 5 ] CVE-2019-14817
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14817
    [ 6 ] CVE-2019-3835
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3835
    [ 7 ] CVE-2019-3838
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3838
    [ 8 ] CVE-2019-6116
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6116
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-03
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    
    

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