Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1792-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 May 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3839.
More information:

A vulnerability was discovered 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+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

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