USN-1581-1: Ghostscript vulnerability
24 September 2012
Ghostscript could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter
Marc Schönefeld discovered that Ghostscript did not correctly handle
certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.