USN-5224-1: Ghostscript vulnerabilities
12 January 2022
Several security issues were fixed in Ghostscript.
- 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
cause Ghostscript to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
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.
- USN-5224-2: ghostscript-doc, libgs9-common, libgs-dev, libgs9, ghostscript, ghostscript-x