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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5578-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 15, 2023                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
CVE ID         : CVE-2023-46751

It was discovered that Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter,
does not properly handle errors in the gdev_prn_open_printer_seekable()
function, which could result in the execution of arbitrary commands if
malformed document files are processed.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ghostscript

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Debian: DSA-5578-1: ghostscript security update

December 15, 2023
It was discovered that Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, does not properly handle errors in the gdev_prn_open_printer_seekable() function, which could result in the ...

Summary

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ghostscript

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Severity
It was discovered that Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter,
does not properly handle errors in the gdev_prn_open_printer_seekable()
function, which could result in the execution of arbitrary commands if
malformed document files are processed.

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