Ubuntu 5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

Ubuntu 5224-2: Ghostscript vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5224-2
January 13, 2022 ghostscript vulnerabilities
========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Ghostscript. Software Description:
- ghostscript: PostScript and PDF interpreter Details: USN-5224-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Ghostscript. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details:  It was 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
 cause Ghostscript to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
 execute arbitrary code. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: ghostscript 9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14+esm1 libgs9 9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5224-2 https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5224-1 CVE-2021-45944, CVE-2021-45949

https://linuxsecurity.com/advisories/ubuntu/ubuntu-5224-2-ghostscript-vulnerabilities-09-12-22