USN-3636-1: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

30 April 2018

Several security issues were fixed in Ghostscript.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PostScript
files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of server.
(CVE-2016-10317)

It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-10194)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 17.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.