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Debian: Security update for Ghostscript

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

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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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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