USN-3970-1: Ghostscript vulnerability
8 May 2019
Ghostscript could be made to crash, access files, or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
It was 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
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.