Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4372-1 ghostscript -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Jan 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6116.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed Postscript file is processed (despite the -dSAFER sandbox being enabled).
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u1.
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