USN-4193-1: Ghostscript vulnerability
14 November 2019
Ghostscript could be made to crash, access files, or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
Paul Manfred and Lukas Schauer 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.