USN-3148-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3148-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3148-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3148-1
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Published
2016-12-02T02:05:37.926541Z
Modified
2016-12-02T02:05:37.926541Z
Summary
ghostscript vulnerabilities
Details

Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the way that Ghostscript processes certain Postscript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-7976, CVE-2016-7978, CVE-2016-7979, CVE-2016-8602)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Ghostscript related to information disclosure. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could expose sensitive data. (CVE-2013-5653, CVE-2016-7977)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / ghostscript

Package

Name
ghostscript

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libgs-dev": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5",
            "libgs9-common": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5",
            "ghostscript": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5",
            "ghostscript-doc": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5",
            "ghostscript-x": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5",
            "libgs9": "9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / ghostscript

Package

Name
ghostscript

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libgs-dev": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2",
            "libgs9-common": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2",
            "ghostscript": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2",
            "ghostscript-doc": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2",
            "ghostscript-x": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2",
            "libgs9": "9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2"
        }
    ]
}