ghostscript 9.50~dfsg-5ubuntu4.5 source package in Ubuntu

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ghostscript (9.50~dfsg-5ubuntu4.5) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: use-after-free in sampled_data_sample
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-45944.patch: check stack limits after
      function evaluation in psi/zfsample.c.
    - CVE-2021-45944
  * SECURITY UPDATE: heap-based buffer overflow in sampled_data_finish
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-45949.patch: fix op stack management in
      psi/zfsample.c.
    - CVE-2021-45949

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>  Tue, 11 Jan 2022 09:22:11 -0500

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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
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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, and libgs9.

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.

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.

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.