ghostscript 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.8 source package in Ubuntu

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ghostscript (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.8) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Heap-based buffer overflow and application crash
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10317.patch: check max_height bounds in
      base/gxht_thresh.c, base/gxipixel.c.
    - CVE-2016-10317
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Denial of service
    - debian/patches/CVE-2018-10194.patch: avoid infinite number
      in devices/vector/gdevpdts.c.
    - CVE-2018-10194

 -- <email address hidden> (Leonidas S. Barbosa)  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:40:08 -0300

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Leonidas S. Barbosa on 2018-04-23
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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.