CVE-2007-5936

NameCVE-2007-5936
Descriptiondvips in teTeX and TeXlive 2007 and earlier allows local users to obtain sensitive information and modify certain data by creating certain temporary files before they are processed by dviljk, which can then be read or modified in place.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
texlive-bin (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye2020.20200327.54578-7+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2022.20220321.62855-5.1+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie2024.20240313.70630+ds-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
texlive-binsource(unstable)2007-13

Notes

[etch] - texlive-bin <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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