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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4445-1 ≈ Packet Storm
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4445-1
August 03, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Ghostscript could be made to crash, access files, or run programs if it
opened a specially crafted file.
– 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,
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.