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<glsa id="200904-06">
<title>Eye of GNOME: Untrusted search path</title>
<synopsis>
An untrusted search path vulnerability in the Eye of GNOME might result in
the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">eog</product>
<announced>April 06, 2009</announced>
<revised>April 06, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>257002</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/eog" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.22.3-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.22.3-r3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The Eye of GNOME is the official image viewer for the GNOME Desktop
environment.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
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.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
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.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Do not run "eog" from untrusted working directories.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Eye of GNOME users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/eog-2.22.3-r3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5983">CVE-2008-5983</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5987">CVE-2008-5987</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:38:51 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:40:09 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>