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Bug Fix Advisory ghostscript bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:0527-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-05-19
Last updated on: 2011-05-19
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated ghostscript packages that fix various bugs are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.

The Ghostscript suite provides a PostScript interpreter, a set of C procedures
(the Ghostscript library, which implements the graphics capabilities in the
PostScript language), and an interpreter for PDF files. Ghostscript translates
PostScript code into many common, bitmapped formats, like those understood by
most printers and displays. This enables users to display PostScript files and
print them on non-PostScript printers.

This update fixes the following bugs:

* Previously, including a large JBIG2 compressed image in the PDF input file
could cause the pdf2ps conversion utility to terminate unexpectedly with a
segmentation fault. This was caused by the fact that the result of the
"jbig2_image_new" function call was not always checked properly. This error has
been fixed, and the inclusion of JBIG2 images no longer causes pdf2ps to crash.
(BZ#621118)

* Due to incorrect object management, Ghostscript could attempt to read from
uninitialized memory, which could lead to a segmentation fault. This update
applies a backported patch that addresses this issue, and Ghostscript no longer
crashes. (BZ#629562)

* The Fontmap.local file installed with the ghostscript package allows a system
administrator to override font substitutions. However, previous versions of the
Ghostscript suite did not use this file at all. This error has been fixed, and
the file is now used as expected. (BZ#629941)

* Previously, using the ps2pdf utility to convert a PostScript file to the PDF
format caused the resulting document to be created without working hyperlinks.
This update applies an upstream patch that resolves this issue, and ps2pdf now
crates PDF files with correct hyperlinks. (BZ#675692)

All users of ghostscript are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix these bugs.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red
Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6684da3d509a4c68a90d686daf33cc39
SHA-256: 04314777f05b608974d93c2bb0a654e58abde9a26684528748ac9e698a7016e8
 
IA-32:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6d85dc9b7d264b83bd4c6e03446dbbda
SHA-256: 95b5ec063bf5e806fe195ae538509fa540a8c0679898ca6c40be0088e47968ee
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 44e5e95f8483a087896d23c8eb940a40
SHA-256: 5fedc9b72324790f834400d019a3ffeea140419d71b614c8276d1d2f74171843
 
x86_64:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: c8c818673dcbd0efc4265919e2566dae
SHA-256: 1db4127fe2075c9522ba2c71d985f34457955976c43d2b56d33e6e985851fabf
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 3b294943b2cb691711da052815f8c402
SHA-256: 7c1bec82415df594bb12d90e62ffd1322aab243d09c94db542370777093deb9d
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: edba73f807eaf5ec6cd7bfdd2fffe1d7
SHA-256: 7e05d3a6fec624abe7212aa6fe784adc325874f593d4575e1a67241ebd8bcbd3
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 4321f3f214e20ef916b1a7d955c0e6ba
SHA-256: 3fd268fec29ff9f7355256ea2b1e69c4dd369af14deb4127335f6dcd6b5cb937
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: ba696d924a4c332597661609c5c6b80d
SHA-256: 4ccad335d8a5735baf248fd115d1f5f53ede1ff55937a1ba398ea41f698091d1
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6684da3d509a4c68a90d686daf33cc39
SHA-256: 04314777f05b608974d93c2bb0a654e58abde9a26684528748ac9e698a7016e8
 
x86_64:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: c8c818673dcbd0efc4265919e2566dae
SHA-256: 1db4127fe2075c9522ba2c71d985f34457955976c43d2b56d33e6e985851fabf
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 3b294943b2cb691711da052815f8c402
SHA-256: 7c1bec82415df594bb12d90e62ffd1322aab243d09c94db542370777093deb9d
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: edba73f807eaf5ec6cd7bfdd2fffe1d7
SHA-256: 7e05d3a6fec624abe7212aa6fe784adc325874f593d4575e1a67241ebd8bcbd3
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 4321f3f214e20ef916b1a7d955c0e6ba
SHA-256: 3fd268fec29ff9f7355256ea2b1e69c4dd369af14deb4127335f6dcd6b5cb937
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: ba696d924a4c332597661609c5c6b80d
SHA-256: 4ccad335d8a5735baf248fd115d1f5f53ede1ff55937a1ba398ea41f698091d1
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6684da3d509a4c68a90d686daf33cc39
SHA-256: 04314777f05b608974d93c2bb0a654e58abde9a26684528748ac9e698a7016e8
 
IA-32:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6d85dc9b7d264b83bd4c6e03446dbbda
SHA-256: 95b5ec063bf5e806fe195ae538509fa540a8c0679898ca6c40be0088e47968ee
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 44e5e95f8483a087896d23c8eb940a40
SHA-256: 5fedc9b72324790f834400d019a3ffeea140419d71b614c8276d1d2f74171843
 
PPC:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 328be301d179a8315400dbd0440d3463
SHA-256: 287647f3cb9cb36d39706a13a923b16d86281e6b7521e844e92afedb47b341ad
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: f66557f7486ea861b0f8e230028ac843
SHA-256: 74aee2e65e58eb8d6e1ffc5af6be72f73477f30e5a9287da1e2b66f86c83a108
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 9eb8dd16dc61572f2f6adfc17e1388d1
SHA-256: 49264a4c1eaa69a65c9fa5fb8ee093e5ea36e224e5994622fd841c79a3797566
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6893667a58be7d997311ebe8dcfc54bb
SHA-256: 7394cfe06e1ada95ffce681f87a12d3c33e5972b57c2396dca130739d2a7b15c
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: fb8d86f00dd8fc9270a9f6b844028515
SHA-256: cfe3a328b72a9e83323ac78bb1ccc650e8c313b1678cfe841a3692b7176cedf0
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 575f880c8ca292848b132ccd2242b6e4
SHA-256: 12c84b198f8b531e9f8147ffec7dea4fd3b093ffcd4aaf15902a5e42f573f0a1
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: d12325b1901d88c3083d991227c434fe
SHA-256: 05cdf7587045373f5ac04a7e298f25439d100b1d8518b473c7600eda057920cd
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 9da9d6c49cd2af19cc184addf4e82b71
SHA-256: fc6d8c0e1e0057b82ee85f1b674b1fdec64771c5e0db5f614f9600642aad04cd
 
s390x:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: d4c1e888ab0d359d283fd5d5b57a1a87
SHA-256: 54f28c4d097e18532a904247203b70710fb9a0da0166accbf5fbe9b26acffd1d
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 17c07f988171923d31797ba99e6e29ad
SHA-256: d7b681c760f520cb377a2480172adce0200721d146b5b02327135cd2759a3365
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 7565ad0afb28ce5d41250586d0930b06
SHA-256: 5ab4626dfc8cbfdd4c4363b880cb0ef78fd243a5054359f91eb540c1d65de59d
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: f97ca9aabbe79b6b6c6d808a758f61e2
SHA-256: 5fbbc9e49f81657040d97724bc76776fcbf711815c6a516fd15c0003cd43a77d
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: f1a072324796015b86a70c124ca4dfec
SHA-256: 75409b9851e8e687edf987a309a3d1b38acf2942e7a47d609d7a860a95c82637
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: a4e200f61e397adbcef84086e580225e
SHA-256: d7fb7f448ce8e856adb2a1611f9fb0eaf4b36fec88a8fcd7e58729a4907b6aa8
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0b38879a4462cf3da375640a26989c22
SHA-256: 2fa9da2579e9555dabe6de5d579bb8654e64694eb17a76b65ea1270ba9fdcbb7
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: a2c697cf6a92c34164cc308e1ec34689
SHA-256: d24034620e88b7a0c5746fe43b2ff53be7652ed11b84255bf7db4ac8f23b5e24
 
x86_64:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: c8c818673dcbd0efc4265919e2566dae
SHA-256: 1db4127fe2075c9522ba2c71d985f34457955976c43d2b56d33e6e985851fabf
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 3b294943b2cb691711da052815f8c402
SHA-256: 7c1bec82415df594bb12d90e62ffd1322aab243d09c94db542370777093deb9d
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: edba73f807eaf5ec6cd7bfdd2fffe1d7
SHA-256: 7e05d3a6fec624abe7212aa6fe784adc325874f593d4575e1a67241ebd8bcbd3
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 4321f3f214e20ef916b1a7d955c0e6ba
SHA-256: 3fd268fec29ff9f7355256ea2b1e69c4dd369af14deb4127335f6dcd6b5cb937
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: ba696d924a4c332597661609c5c6b80d
SHA-256: 4ccad335d8a5735baf248fd115d1f5f53ede1ff55937a1ba398ea41f698091d1
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6684da3d509a4c68a90d686daf33cc39
SHA-256: 04314777f05b608974d93c2bb0a654e58abde9a26684528748ac9e698a7016e8
 
IA-32:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 6d85dc9b7d264b83bd4c6e03446dbbda
SHA-256: 95b5ec063bf5e806fe195ae538509fa540a8c0679898ca6c40be0088e47968ee
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 44e5e95f8483a087896d23c8eb940a40
SHA-256: 5fedc9b72324790f834400d019a3ffeea140419d71b614c8276d1d2f74171843
 
x86_64:
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: bf24835dd89513a0e3ae297ad5cbbee5
SHA-256: 202ed51d3d28869380be7feb8a80f82296829f9cd937f4fa7497569d3200dc46
ghostscript-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: c8c818673dcbd0efc4265919e2566dae
SHA-256: 1db4127fe2075c9522ba2c71d985f34457955976c43d2b56d33e6e985851fabf
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 8c4a7adcf273a0531fe57c40fd589fbb
SHA-256: 35d87ed3b3dc1db42a4fc93532d7433503846df8af4092cbd493700a9919c98b
ghostscript-debuginfo-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 3b294943b2cb691711da052815f8c402
SHA-256: 7c1bec82415df594bb12d90e62ffd1322aab243d09c94db542370777093deb9d
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 0350e0f47cf7269e1b0a83df02f98b67
SHA-256: bdaebfd9519bc7c19295683c97d7f0bd81518ef4e99cc4d7eb3ccbff5971decc
ghostscript-devel-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: edba73f807eaf5ec6cd7bfdd2fffe1d7
SHA-256: 7e05d3a6fec624abe7212aa6fe784adc325874f593d4575e1a67241ebd8bcbd3
ghostscript-doc-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: 4321f3f214e20ef916b1a7d955c0e6ba
SHA-256: 3fd268fec29ff9f7355256ea2b1e69c4dd369af14deb4127335f6dcd6b5cb937
ghostscript-gtk-8.70-11.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1624
    MD5: ba696d924a4c332597661609c5c6b80d
SHA-256: 4ccad335d8a5735baf248fd115d1f5f53ede1ff55937a1ba398ea41f698091d1
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

621118 - pdf2ps segfaults on bad PDF
629562 - segfaults on x86_64
629941 - Fontmap.local file created by package is never used
675692 - ps2pdf does not produce working hyperlinks.



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