ALAS-2012-127


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2012-127
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 17:04 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in Ghostscript's International Color Consortium Format library (icclib). An attacker could create a specially-crafted PostScript or PDF file with embedded images that would cause Ghostscript to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Ghostscript. (CVE-2012-4405 )


Affected Packages:

ghostscript


Issue Correction:
Run yum update ghostscript to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    ghostscript-doc-8.70-15.22.amzn1.i686
    ghostscript-devel-8.70-15.22.amzn1.i686
    ghostscript-8.70-15.22.amzn1.i686
    ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-15.22.amzn1.i686

src:
    ghostscript-8.70-15.22.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    ghostscript-devel-8.70-15.22.amzn1.x86_64
    ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-15.22.amzn1.x86_64
    ghostscript-doc-8.70-15.22.amzn1.x86_64
    ghostscript-8.70-15.22.amzn1.x86_64