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A ghostscript security update has been released for Fedora 37.



[SECURITY] Fedora 37 Update: ghostscript-9.56.1-8.fc37


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-83c805b441
2023-07-23 01:23:15.263900
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Name : ghostscript
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 9.56.1
Release : 8.fc37
URL : https://ghostscript.com/
Summary : Interpreter for PostScript language & PDF
Description :
This package provides useful conversion utilities based on Ghostscript software,
for converting PS, PDF and other document formats between each other.

Ghostscript is a suite of software providing an interpreter for Adobe Systems'
PostScript (PS) and Portable Document Format (PDF) page description languages.
Its primary purpose includes displaying (rasterization & rendering) and printing
of document pages, as well as conversions between different document formats.

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Update Information:

fix for CVE-2023-36664 (rhbz#2217805)
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Jul 14 2023 Michael J Gruber [mjg@fedoraproject.org] - 9.56.1-8
- fix for CVE-2023-36664 (rhbz#2217805)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2217805 - CVE-2023-36664 ghostscript: vulnerable to OS command injection due to mishandles permission validation for pipe devices [fedora-37]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2217805
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-83c805b441' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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