USN-3866-2: Ghostscript regression
21 February 2019
USN-3866-1 introduced a regression in Ghostscript.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
USN-3866-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Ghostscript. The new Ghostscript
version introduced a regression when printing certain page sizes. This
update fixes the problem.
Original advisory details:
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.