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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201811-12

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201811-12
Posted Nov 24, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201811-12 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. Versions prior to 9.26 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-11714, CVE-2017-7948, CVE-2017-9610, CVE-2017-9611, CVE-2017-9612, CVE-2017-9618, CVE-2017-9619, CVE-2017-9620, CVE-2017-9726, CVE-2017-9727, CVE-2017-9739, CVE-2017-9740, CVE-2017-9835, CVE-2018-10194, CVE-2018-15908, CVE-2018-15909, CVE-2018-15910, CVE-2018-15911, CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-16510, CVE-2018-16511, CVE-2018-16513, CVE-2018-16539, CVE-2018-16540, CVE-2018-16541, CVE-2018-16542, CVE-2018-16543
MD5 | f0a3d2703790af5e30aed7740e306f75

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201811-12

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Severity: Normal
Title: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 24, 2018
Bugs: #618820, #626418, #635426, #655404, #668846, #671732
ID: 201811-12

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/ghostscript-gpl
< 9.26 >= 9.26

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, a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts,

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.26"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-11714
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11714
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7948
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7948
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-9610
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9610
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-9611
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9611
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-9612
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9612
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-9618
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9618
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-9619
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9619
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-9620
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9620
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-9726
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9726
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-9727
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9727
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-9739
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9739
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-9740
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9740
[ 13 ] CVE-2017-9835
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9835
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-10194
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10194
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-15908
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15908
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-15909
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15909
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-15910
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15910
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-15911
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15911
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-16509
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16509
[ 20 ] CVE-2018-16510
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16510
[ 21 ] CVE-2018-16511
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16511
[ 22 ] CVE-2018-16513
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16513
[ 23 ] CVE-2018-16539
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16539
[ 24 ] CVE-2018-16540
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16540
[ 25 ] CVE-2018-16541
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16541
[ 26 ] CVE-2018-16542
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16542
[ 27 ] CVE-2018-16543
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16543
[ 28 ] CVE-2018-16585
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16585
[ 29 ] CVE-2018-16802
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16802
[ 30 ] CVE-2018-18284
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18284
[ 31 ] CVE-2018-19409
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19409

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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