Operating System:

[Debian]

Published:

02 January 2013

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2013.0007
                        ghostscript security update
                              2 January 2013

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ghostscript
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 6
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-4405  

Reference:         ESB-2012.0865

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2595

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2595-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 30, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ghostscript
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-4405

Marc Schoenefeld discovered that an integer overflow in the ICC parsing
code of Ghostscript can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 9.05~dfsg-6.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ghostscript packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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