|Bugzilla:||481556: CVE-2009-0314 gedit: untrusted python modules search path|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python module in gedit allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).
This issue does not affect gedit as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. It does affect gedit in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low
security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information
regarding issue severity can be found here:
Red Hat security errata
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