[SECURITY] [DLA 905-1] ghostscript security update

ID DEBIAN:DLA-905-1:29822
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2017-04-20T13:44:59


Package : ghostscript Version : 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u5 CVE ID : CVE-2016-10219 CVE-2016-10220 CVE-2017-5951

ghostscript is vulnerable to multiple issues that can lead to denial of service when processing untrusted content.


Application crash with division by 0 in scan conversion code triggered
through crafted content.


Application crash with a segfault in gx_device_finalize() triggered
through crafted content.


Application crash with a segfault in ref_stack_index() triggered
through crafted content.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

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