Local permission elevation vulnerability in Ghostscript library search path

Source: Internet
Author: User

Release date:
Updated on:

Affected Systems:
Ghostscript 8.x
Bugtraq id: 51847
Cve id: CVE-2010-4820

Ghostscript is a program used to display PostScript files or print these files to non-PostScript printers.

By default, Ghostscript saves the current working directory in the library search path. There is a security vulnerability in implementation, which causes the application to execute any PostScript code.

<* Source: vendor

Link: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100156314

Vendor patch:

The vendor has released a patch to fix this security problem. Please download it from the vendor's homepage:


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