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ghostscript (8.71.dfsg.1-0ubuntu5.5) lucid-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via
    icclib overflow
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-4405.dpatch: validate input channels in
      icclib/icc.c.
    - CVE-2012-4405
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Fri, 21 Sep 2012 08:55:37 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2012-09-21
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Ubuntu Developers
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Binary packages built by this source

ghostscript: The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 Furthermore, it can render PostScript and PDF files as graphics to be printed
 on non-PostScript printers. Supported printers include common
 dot-matrix, inkjet and laser models.
 .
 Package gsfonts contains a set of standard fonts for Ghostscript.

ghostscript-cups: The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter - CUPS filters

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 This package contains the CUPS filters, drivers, and PPDs which come with
 Ghostscript. To not make Ghostscript itself requiring CUPS these files are
 in a separate package now.

ghostscript-doc: The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter - Documentation

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 This package contains the documentation of Ghostscript. As this documentation
 is only interesting for printer driver developers or advanced users, it is
 in this separate package which can be left out in space-restricted
 installations, like for example live CDs.

ghostscript-x: The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter - X Display support

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 This package contains the Ghostscript output device for X11. It is in
 a separate package to allow the main package (ghostscript) to be installed
 on X-less servers.

gs: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs package (the package name has been changed to ghostscript).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

gs-aladdin: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs-aladdin package (the package is replaced by ghostscript).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

gs-common: Dummy package depending on ghostscript

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs-.../gs-common combo (the packages are replaced by ghostscript).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

gs-esp: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs-esp package (the package is replaced by ghostscript).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

gs-esp-x: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs-esp-x package (the package is replaced by ghostscript-x).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

gs-gpl: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous gs-gpl package (the package is replaced by ghostscript).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

libgs-dev: The Ghostscript PostScript Library - Development Files

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 This package provides the development files for the Ghostscript library
 which makes the facilities of Ghostscript available to applications.

libgs-esp-dev: Transitional package

 This dummy package is provided for a smooth transition from the
 previous libgs-esp-dev package (the package is replaced by libgs-dev).
 It may safely be removed after installation.

libgs8: The Ghostscript PostScript/PDF interpreter Library

 Ghostscript is used for PostScript/PDF preview and printing. Usually as
 a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display PostScript and PDF
 documents in an X11 environment.
 .
 This package provides the Ghostscript library which makes the
 facilities of Ghostscript available to applications.