Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1670-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Feb 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6116.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the -dSAFER sandbox being enabled).
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u1.
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