MDKA-2005:045 : ghostscript

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

New ghostscript packages are now available that provide ghostscript
8.15.1 final and provide a number of bug fixes, including:

A fix for vertical japanese text.

A memory overflow in the 'lips4' driver was fixed.

A double-free in gsdevice.c was fixed.

A SEGV in the 'inferno' driver was fixed; this was because the struct
'inferno_device' was not created but it was accessed to its elements.

The shared X11 driver was not built with the correct linker command
(CCLD instead of CC_SHARED).

The 'opvp' driver incorrectly assumed that CODESET was supported on
all platforms that supported iconv.

Support in the 'cups' driver for CUPS_CSPACE_RGBW colorspace was
added.

Other fixes are also included in these new packages.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2005:045

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24471 (mandrake_MDKA-2005-045.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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