USN-1911-2: Ghostscript vulnerability
31 July 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
Ghostscript could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- ghostscript - PostScript and PDF interpreter
USN-1911-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Little CMS. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ghostscript.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Little CMS did not properly verify certain memory allocations. If a user or automated system using Little CMS were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause Little CMS to crash.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.