A security issue has been reported in VIPS, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The security issue is caused due to the vips-7.22 script incorrectly setting the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH. This can be exploited to gain escalated privileges e.g. by tricking a user into running the script in a directory containing a malicious library.
The security issue is reported in versions prior to 7.22.3.
Solution: Update to version 7.22.3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Raphael Geissert
Original Advisory: Raphael Geissert:
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