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A GPL Ghostscript security update has been released for Gentoo Linux.



GLSA 202211-11 : GPL Ghostscript: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202211-11
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  https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: GPL Ghostscript: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: November 22, 2022
Bugs: #852944, #812509
ID: 202211-11

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

Background
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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 < 9.56.1 >= 9.56.1

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

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.56.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-3781
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-3781
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-2085
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-2085

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

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202211-11

Concerns?
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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
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Copyright 2022 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