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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for ghostscript USN-3866-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for; the 'ghostscript' package(s) announced via the USN-3866-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for
the 'ghostscript' package(s) announced via the USN-3866-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Tavis Ormandy 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 access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary
code, or cause a denial of service.

Affected Software/OS:
ghostscript on Ubuntu 18.10,
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-6116
BugTraq ID: 106700
Bugtraq: 20190402 [slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2019-092-01) (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-4372 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHBA-2019:0327
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2019:0229
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