Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1761-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 Apr 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 925256, Bug 925257.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3835, CVE-2019-3838.
More information:

Cedric Buissart discovered two vulnerabilities in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER sandbox.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

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