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A ghostscript security update has been released for Fedora 37.



[SECURITY] Fedora 37 Update: ghostscript-9.56.1-9.fc37


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-d0ef677e6f
2023-08-16 00:37:57.058837
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Name : ghostscript
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 9.56.1
Release : 9.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-2023-38559 (#2225380)
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Aug 7 2023 Richard Lescak [rlescak@redhat.com] - 9.56.1-9
- fix for CVE-2023-38559 (#2225380)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2225380 - TRIAGE-CVE-2023-38559 ghostscript: Out-of-bound read in base/gdevdevn.c:1973 in devn_pcx_write_rle could result in DoS [fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2225380
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-d0ef677e6f' 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

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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