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771853: CVE-2010-4820 ghostscript: CWD included in the default library search path

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Ghostscript 8.62 allows local users to execute arbitrary PostScript code via a Trojan horse Postscript library file in Encoding/ under the current working directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2055.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4820 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ghostscript) RHSA-2012:0095 2012-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ghostscript) RHSA-2012:0096 2012-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ghostscript) RHSA-2012:0095 2012-02-02
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