CVE-2007-5940

NameCVE-2007-5940
Descriptionfeynmf.pl in feynmf 1.08, as used in TeXLive 2007, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack on the feynmf$$.pl temporary file.
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
feynmf (PTS)bullseye1.08-12fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm1.08-14fixed
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
feynmfsource(unstable)1.08-1
texlive-binsource(unstable)2005.dfsg.2-1

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems