[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: ghostscript-8.63-6.fc10

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-04-15 21:11:44

Name        : ghostscript
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 8.63
Release     : 6.fc10
URL         : http://www.ghostscript.com/
Summary     : A PostScript(TM) interpreter and renderer.
Description :
Ghostscript is a set of software that provides a PostScript(TM)
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 update fixes several security flaws: CVE-2009-0792 (multiple integer
overflows and missing upper-bounds checks in icclib), CVE-2009-0196 (missing
boundary check in jbig2dec library), and CVE-2008-6679 (buffer overflow in
pdfwrite device).

* Wed Apr 15 2009 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 8.63-6
- Applied patch to fix CVE-2009-0792 (bug #491853).
- Applied patch to fix CVE-2009-0196 (bug #493379).
- Applied patch to fix CVE-2008-6679 (bug #493445).
* Fri Mar 20 2009 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 8.63-5
- Applied patch to fix CVE-2009-0583 (bug #487742) and CVE-2009-0584
  (bug #487744).

  [ 1 ] Bug #493445 - CVE-2008-6679 ghostscript: Buffer overflow in BaseFont writer module for pdfwrite defice
  [ 2 ] Bug #493379 - CVE-2009-0196 ghostscript: Missing boundary check in Ghostscript's jbig2dec library
  [ 3 ] Bug #491853 - CVE-2009-0792 ghostscript, argyllcms: Incomplete fix for CVE-2009-0583

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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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