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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201708-06 ] GPL Ghostscript Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201708-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-08-21
Bug(s): #616814, #617016, #617018, #617020, #617022, #618818
ID: 201708-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the
worst of which can resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.

Affected Packages

Package: app-text/ghostscript-gpl
Vulnerable: < 9.21
Unaffected: >= 9.21
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for additional information.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted PostScript file or PDF document using GPL Ghostscript possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.21"
   


References


CVE-2016-10219


CVE-2016-10220

CVE-2017-5951
CVE-2017-6196
CVE-2017-7207
CVE-2017-8291


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