ghostscript 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.4 source package in Ubuntu

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ghostscript (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.4) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: invalid handling of parameters to .eqproc and
    .rsdparams allowed disabling -dSAFER and thus code execution
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-8291-1.patch: check .eqproc parameters
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-8291-2.patch: check .rsdparams parameters
    - CVE-2017-8291
  * SECURITY UPDATE: use-after-free in color management module.
    - CVE-2016-10217.patch: Dont create new ctx when pdf14 device
      reenabled
    - CVE-2016-10217
  * SECURITY UPDATE: divide-by-zero error denial of service in
    base/gxfill.c
    - CVE-2016-10219.patch: check for 0 in denominator
    - CVE-2016-10219
  * SECURITY UPDATE: null pointer dereference denial of service
    - CVE-2016-10220.patch: initialize device data structure correctly
    - CVE-2016-10220
  * SECURITY UPDATE: null pointer dereference denial of service
    - CVE-2017-5951.patch: use the correct param list enumerator
    - CVE-2017-5951
  * SECURITY UPDATE: null pointer dereference denial of service
    - CVE-2017-7207.patch: ensure a device has raster memory, before
      trying to read it
    - CVE-2017-7207

 -- Steve Beattie <email address hidden>  Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:38:59 -0700

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ghostscript: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF

 GPL 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.

ghostscript-dbg: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - Debug symbols

 GPL 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 debugging symbols for ghostscript, ghostscript-x,
 ghostscript-cups and libgs9.

ghostscript-dbgsym: debug symbols for package ghostscript

 GPL 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.

ghostscript-doc: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - Documentation

 GPL 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 documentation for GPL Ghostscript, mainly
 targeted developers and advanced users.

ghostscript-x: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - X11 support

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript output device for X11.

ghostscript-x-dbgsym: debug symbols for package ghostscript-x

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript output device for X11.

libgs-dev: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - Development Files

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript
 library which makes the facilities of GPL Ghostscript available to
 applications.

libgs-dev-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libgs-dev

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript
 library which makes the facilities of GPL Ghostscript available to
 applications.

libgs9: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - Library

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript available to applications.

libgs9-common: interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF - common files

 GPL 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 common architecture-independent files needed by
 the GPL Ghostscript library.
 .
 By default, GPL Ghostscript uses a font from the fonts-droid package to
 approximate glyphs in PDFs for which the requested CJK TrueType font
 is missing. If the fonts-droid package is not installed, these glyphs
 will be rendered as bullets.

libgs9-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libgs9

 GPL 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 GPL Ghostscript available to applications.