USN-3866-1: Ghostscript vulnerability
23 January 2019
Ghostscript could be made to crash, access files, or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
Tavis Ormandy discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain
PostScript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary code, or cause a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.