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:

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