Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1992-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14869.
- More information:
Manfred Paul and Lukas Schauer reported that the .charkeys procedure in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, does not properly restrict privileged calls, which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER sandbox.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u6.
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