Mono: Untrusted Search Path Vulnerability

Users of Mono please be advised of an untrusted search path vulnerability that has been identified.
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MDVSA-2010:240: [MDVSA-2010:240] mono Untrusted Search Path
Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in mono:

Untrusted search path vulnerability in metadata/loader.c in Mono 2.8

and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse

shared library in the current working directory (CVE-2010-4159).

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