[USN-5396-1] Ghostscript vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5396-1 April 28, 2022
ghostscript vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Ghostscript could be made to crash, access files, or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – ghostscript: PostScript and PDF interpreter
It was discovered that Ghostscript incorrectly handled certain PostScript files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access arbitrary files, execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: ghostscript 9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.16 libgs9 9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.16
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5396-1 CVE-2019-25059
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ghostscript/9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.16