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Ubuntu: USN-4193-1 (CVE-2019-14869): Ghostscript vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4193-1 (CVE-2019-14869): Ghostscript vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/14/2019
Created
11/16/2019
Added
11/15/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4193-1:

Paul Manfred and Lukas Schauer discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly

handled certain PostScript files. If a user or automated system were

tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could

possibly use this issue to access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary code,

or cause a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9

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