Debian Security Advisory
DLA-674-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 839118, Bug 839260, Bug 839841, Bug 839845, Bug 839846, Bug 840451.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-5653, CVE-2016-7976, CVE-2016-7977, CVE-2016-7978, CVE-2016-7979, CVE-2016-8602.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure if a specially crafted Postscript file is processed.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS