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GLSA-200904-06 : Eye of GNOME: Untrusted search path

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The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-06 (Eye of GNOME: Untrusted search path) James Vega reported an untrusted search path vulnerability in the GObject Python interpreter wrapper in the Eye of GNOME, a vulnerabiliy related to CVE-2008-5983. Impact : A local attacker could entice a user to run the Eye of GNOME from a directory containing a specially crafted python module, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. Workaround : Do not run 'eog' from untrusted working directories.


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