FEDORA-2018-81ee973d7c created by dkaspar 2 years ago for Fedora 29
stable

This is a security update for CVE-2018-16802. It also fixes a printing problem discovered in one of the previous CVE fixes.

NOTE: Please, be advised that there's a separate issue related to printing problems, which is connected to CUPS itself, meaning this update might not completely resolve your printing issues.


This is a rebase to latest upstream version of Ghostscript, which fixes several high important CVEs recently discovered. It is advised to update this version as soon as possible.


Security fix for CVE-2918-15909 and some other bug fixes.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2018-81ee973d7c

This update has been submitted for testing by dkaspar.

2 years ago

This update has obsoleted ghostscript-9.24-1.fc29, and has inherited its bugs and notes.

2 years ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

2 years ago
User Icon res provided feedback 2 years ago
karma
BZ#1626818 ghostscript-9.23-6 causes "filter failed" error in cups
User Icon pwalter commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
karma

Works

User Icon cserpentis commented & provided feedback 2 years ago
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works for me

This update has been submitted for batched by bodhi.

2 years ago

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

2 years ago

This update has been submitted for batched by dkaspar.

2 years ago

This update has been submitted for stable by dkaspar.

2 years ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

2 years ago

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Metadata
Type
security
Severity
high
Karma
3
Signed
Content Type
RPM
Test Gating
Settings
Unstable by Karma
-3
Stable by Karma
3
Stable by Time
disabled
Dates
submitted
2 years ago
in testing
2 years ago
in stable
2 years ago
BZ#1598980 [abrt] ghostscript: arg_next(): gs killed by SIGSEGV
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0
BZ#1622757 CVE-2018-15909 ghostscript: shading_param incomplete type checking (699660) [fedora-all]
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0
BZ#1625108 Message 'Waiting for job to complete.' stays after successful printing
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BZ#1625827 CVE-2018-16542 ghostscript: .definemodifiedfont memory corruption if /typecheck is handled (699668) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625833 CVE-2018-15911 ghostscript: uninitialized memory access in the aesdecode operator (699665) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625837 CVE-2018-16510 ghostscript: Incorrect exec stack handling in the "CS" and "SC" PDF primitives (699671) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625840 CVE-2018-16539 ghostscript: incorrect access checking in temp file handling to disclose contents of files (699658) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625844 CVE-2018-16540 ghostscript: use-after-free in copydevice handling (699661) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625847 CVE-2018-16541 ghostscript: incorrect free logic in pagedevice replacement (699664) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1625852 CVE-2018-16543 ghostscript: gssetresolution and gsgetresolution memory corruption (699670) [fedora-all]
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BZ#1626818 ghostscript-9.23-6 causes "filter failed" error in cups
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1
BZ#1627960 CVE-2018-16802 ghostscript: Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking when running out of stack during exception handling [fedora-all]
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0

Automated Test Results