Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4432-1 ghostscript -- security update

Date Reported:
16 Apr 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 925256, Bug 925257.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-3835, CVE-2019-3838.
More information:

Cedric Buissart discovered two vulnerabilities in Ghostscript, the GPL PostScript/PDF interpreter, which could result in bypass of file system restrictions of the dSAFER sandbox.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

For the detailed security status of ghostscript please refer to its security tracker page at: