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Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 06:56:36 -0500 (EST)
From: Ramon de C Valle <rcvalle@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>, Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com>
Subject: CVE request: ghostscript: system initialization file uncontrolled search path element

Hi Kurt,

We identified and are separating the bugs discussed in Bug 599564[1] in two
different issues. Can you assign a CVE Identifier to the following issue:

Ghostscript included the current working directory in its library search
path by default. If a user ran Ghostscript without the "-P-" option in an
attacker-controlled directory containing a specially-crafted PostScript
library file, it could cause Ghostscript to execute arbitrary PostScript
code. With this update, Ghostscript no longer searches the current working
directory for library files by default.[1]

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=599564

Thanks,

-- 
Ramon de C Valle / Red Hat Security Response Team

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