ghostscript (SSA:2018-249-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2018-249-02)
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 00:45:28 -0700 (PDT)

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[slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2018-249-02)

New ghostscript packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/ghostscript-9.24-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded.
Patched multiple -dSAFER sandbox bypass vulnerabilities.
Thanks to Tavis Ormandy.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.2 package:
31db329be5c3d8f4e9180b4a6388532f ghostscript-9.24-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
c46941538e179ca8351596f2877bd5f7 ghostscript-9.24-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
575de8c5b4f34bf362bec25dd7044ecc ap/ghostscript-9.24-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
c5d7538a368994111f3f9e4d7f024721 ap/ghostscript-9.24-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ghostscript-9.24-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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