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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202008-20

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202008-20
Posted Aug 31, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202008-20 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 9.52 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-15900, CVE-2020-16287, CVE-2020-16288, CVE-2020-16289, CVE-2020-16290, CVE-2020-16291, CVE-2020-16292, CVE-2020-16293, CVE-2020-16294, CVE-2020-16295, CVE-2020-16296, CVE-2020-16297, CVE-2020-16298, CVE-2020-16299, CVE-2020-16300, CVE-2020-16301, CVE-2020-16302, CVE-2020-16303, CVE-2020-16304, CVE-2020-16305, CVE-2020-16306, CVE-2020-16307, CVE-2020-16308, CVE-2020-16309, CVE-2020-16310, CVE-2020-17538
MD5 | 83377a4675a26eafbe579f5ad0fce200

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202008-20

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Severity: Normal
Title: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 29, 2020
Bugs: #734322
ID: 202008-20

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

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

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/ghostscript-gpl
< 9.52 >= 9.52

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

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-9.52"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-15900
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-15900
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-16287
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16287
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-16288
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16288
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-16289
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16289
[ 5 ] CVE-2020-16290
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16290
[ 6 ] CVE-2020-16291
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16291
[ 7 ] CVE-2020-16292
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16292
[ 8 ] CVE-2020-16293
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16293
[ 9 ] CVE-2020-16294
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16294
[ 10 ] CVE-2020-16295
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16295
[ 11 ] CVE-2020-16296
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16296
[ 12 ] CVE-2020-16297
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16297
[ 13 ] CVE-2020-16298
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16298
[ 14 ] CVE-2020-16299
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16299
[ 15 ] CVE-2020-16300
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16300
[ 16 ] CVE-2020-16301
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16301
[ 17 ] CVE-2020-16302
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16302
[ 18 ] CVE-2020-16303
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16303
[ 19 ] CVE-2020-16304
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16304
[ 20 ] CVE-2020-16305
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16305
[ 21 ] CVE-2020-16306
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16306
[ 22 ] CVE-2020-16307
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16307
[ 23 ] CVE-2020-16308
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16308
[ 24 ] CVE-2020-16309
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16309
[ 25 ] CVE-2020-16310
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16310
[ 26 ] CVE-2020-17538
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-17538

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202008-20

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 2020 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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