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Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 11:12:12 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: brlink@...ian.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: ghostscript and gv

On Sun, 30 May 2010 22:08:12 +0200 Bernhard R. Link wrote:

> Gs's -P- not working (at least for gs_init.ps), is definitly a bug
> that needs to be fixed.

This should be fixed in upstream SVN now.

> I personally would also suggest fixing gs to not look in the current
> directory by default (looking for important stuff in the current
> directory is really always a bad idea). I guess the problem is how to
> fix it.

Following commit should change default from -P to -P- :
  http://svn.ghostscript.com/viewvc?view=rev&revision=11494

Is this the approach other vendors are expecting to use?

-- 
Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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