Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which can resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
|app-text/ghostscript-gpl on all architectures
Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for additional information.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PostScript file or PDF document using GPL Ghostscript possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.21"