Fedora Update Notification
2016-10-18 11:24:07.163753

Name        : ghostscript
Product     : Fedora 25
Version     : 9.20
Release     : 2.fc25
URL         : http://www.ghostscript.com/
Summary     : A PostScript interpreter and renderer
Description :
Ghostscript is a set of software that provides a PostScript
interpreter, a set of C procedures (the Ghostscript library, which
implements the graphics capabilities in the PostScript language) and
an interpreter for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Ghostscript
translates PostScript code into many common, bitmapped formats, like
those understood by your printer or screen. Ghostscript is normally
used to display PostScript files and to print PostScript files to
non-PostScript printers.

If you need to display PostScript files or print them to
non-PostScript printers, you should install ghostscript. If you
install ghostscript, you also need to install the ghostscript-fonts

Update Information:

This is a rebase of **ghostscript** package, to address several security issues:
* [CVE-2016-7977 ](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1380415) -
*.libfile does not honor -dSAFER*  *
[CVE-2013-5653](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1380327) - *getenv
and filenameforall ignore -dSAFER*  *
[CVE-2016-7976](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1382294) - *various
userparams allow %pipe% in paths, allowing remote shell*  *
[CVE-2016-7978](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1382300) -
*reference leak in .setdevice allows use-after-free and remote code*  *
[CVE-2016-7979](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1382305) - *Type
confusion in .initialize_dsc_parser allows remote code execution* -----------
rebased to latest upstream version (9.20). Rebase notes:   * **no API/ABI
changes between versions 9.16 -> 9.20 according to upstream**  * *OpenJPEG*
support has been retained  * *ijs-config* custom tool from upstream has been
*removed* (by upstream)     (*pkg-config* is used by default now instead, see
0c176a9](http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;h=0c176a91d53c85cda))  *
some patches were updated to  'git format-patch' format & renamed  * rest of the
patches were deleted (irrelevant for current version), mostly because upstream
has fixed those issues in some way

  [ 1 ] Bug #1380415 - CVE-2016-7977 ghostscript: .libfile does not honor 
  [ 2 ] Bug #1380327 - CVE-2013-5653 ghostscript: getenv and filenameforall 
ignore -dSAFER
  [ 3 ] Bug #1382294 - CVE-2016-7976 ghostscript: various userparams allow 
%pipe% in paths, allowing remote shell
  [ 4 ] Bug #1382300 - CVE-2016-7978 ghostscript: reference leak in .setdevice 
allows use-after-free and remote code execution
  [ 5 ] Bug #1382305 - CVE-2016-7979 ghostscript: Type confusion in 
.initialize_dsc_parser allows remote code execution

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update ghostscript' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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