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Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:25:29 +0000
From: Jordan Glover <>
To: Tavis Ormandy <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: Re: ghostscript: 1Policy operator gives access to .forceput CVE-2018-18284

‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
On Thursday, October 18, 2018 2:32 PM, Tavis Ormandy <> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:51 AM Jordan Glover <> wrote:
>> Do you know if upstream is going to make new release soon or distros should take the
>> pain and backport all of those themselves?
> AFAIK upstream only makes quarterly releases, so I think you need to backport.
> Tavis.

In normal, boring times yes but 9.25 was available just 10 days after 9.24 as urgent security
release and it seems it was still not enough.


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