Important: ghostscript

2018-12-20T23:29:00
ID ALAS-2018-1137
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2018-12-20T23:29:00

Description

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that the ghostscript /invalidaccess checks fail under certain conditions. An attacker could possibly exploit this to bypass the -dSAFER protection and, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted PostScript document.(CVE-2018-16509 __)

Affected Packages:

ghostscript

Issue Correction:
Run yum update ghostscript to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    ghostscript-doc-8.70-24.26.amzn1.i686  
    ghostscript-8.70-24.26.amzn1.i686  
    ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-24.26.amzn1.i686  
    ghostscript-devel-8.70-24.26.amzn1.i686

src:  
    ghostscript-8.70-24.26.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-24.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    ghostscript-doc-8.70-24.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    ghostscript-8.70-24.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    ghostscript-devel-8.70-24.26.amzn1.x86_64