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Ubuntu: USN-3866-2: Ghostscript regression

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Ubuntu: USN-3866-2: Ghostscript regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/21/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/28/2019
Modified
08/05/2020

Description

USN-3866-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Ghostscript. The new Ghostscript version introduced a regression when printing certain page sizes. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

Tavis Ormandy 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

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