Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||app-text/ghostscript-gpl on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 9.28_rc4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 9.28_rc4|
Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file using GPL Ghostscript, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.28_rc4"