Jab Oravec has reported a security issue in Tomboy, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The security issue is caused due to the "/usr/bin/tomboy" and "/usr/bin/tomboy-panel" scripts incorrectly setting the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH. This can be exploited to gain escalated privileges by e.g. tricking a user into running Tomboy in a directory containing a malicious library.
Solution: Update or upgrade to version 1.6.
Provided and/or discovered by: Jab Oravec
Original Advisory: Gentoo Bug#188806:
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