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Ubuntu: USN-3148-1 (CVE-2016-7976): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3148-1 (CVE-2016-7976): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/02/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The PS Interpreter in Ghostscript 9.18 and 9.20 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted userparams.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript-x
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9-common

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