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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-7979: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2017-784)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-7979: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2017-784)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/11/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Ghostscript before 9.21 might allow remote attackers to bypass the SAFER mode protection mechanism and consequently execute arbitrary code by leveraging type confusion in .initialize_dsc_parser.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

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