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Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 21:52:56 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: ghostscript and gv

* Bernhard R. Link:

> * Ludwig Nussel <> [100528 12:05]:
>> Upstream suggested to use -P- in addition to -dSAFER.
> Either I mix something up or that option does not even help:
> With the Debian lenny version I get:
> $ touch
> $ /usr/bin/gs -P-
> GPL Ghostscript 8.62: Initialization file does not begin with an integer.

"gs -P- -DSAFER" works, too, so you can inject the payload
with file-name-preserving user agents.  8-(

Is the general consensus that we should patch this in
viewers/Ghostscript wrappers, and not Ghostscript itself?

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