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ELSA-2012-0096 Moderate: Oracle Linux ghostscript security update

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ELSA-2012-0096 Moderate: Oracle Linux ghostscript security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/22/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/23/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Ghostscript 8.71 and earlier reads initialization files from the current working directory, which allows local users to execute arbitrary PostScript commands via a Trojan horse file, related to improper support for the -P- option to the gs program, as demonstrated using gs_init.ps, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-4820.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk

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