Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4294-1 ghostscript -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-16802.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple vulnerabilites in Ghostscript, an interpreter for the PostScript language, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the dSAFER sandbox being enabled).
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u5.
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