USN-2434-2: Ghostscript vulnerability
8 December 2014
Ghostscript could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
USN-2434-1 fixed a vulnerability in JasPer. This update provides the
corresponding fix for the JasPer library embedded in the Ghostscript
Original advisory details:
Jose Duart discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain malformed
JPEG-2000 image files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted JPEG-2000 image file, a remote attacker could cause JasPer to crash
or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
- USN-2434-1: jasper, libjasper-dev, libjasper-runtime, libjasper1