Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2989-1 ghostscript -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 May 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-25059.
- More information:
A security vulnerability was found in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter. It was discovered that some privileged Postscript operators remained accessible from various places. For instance a specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.
This problem exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2019-3839.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u9.
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