USN-4686-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4686-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-4686-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-4686-1
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Published
2021-01-07T14:10:16.988880Z
Modified
2021-01-07T14:10:16.988880Z
Summary
ghostscript vulnerabilities
Details

It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Ghostscript to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:18.04:LTS / ghostscript

Package

Name
ghostscript

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libgs-dev": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14",
            "libgs9-common": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14",
            "ghostscript": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14",
            "ghostscript-doc": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14",
            "ghostscript-x": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14",
            "libgs9": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.14"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / ghostscript

Package

Name
ghostscript

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libgs-dev": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14",
            "libgs9-common": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14",
            "ghostscript": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14",
            "ghostscript-doc": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14",
            "ghostscript-x": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14",
            "libgs9": "9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.14"
        }
    ]
}