Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2879-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Jan 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-45944, CVE-2021-45949.
- More information:
Multiple security issues were discovered in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if malformed document files are processed.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.
For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ghostscript
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