NameCVE-2007-5940 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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
feynmf (PTS)buster1.08-11fixed
bookworm, sid1.08-14fixed
texlive-bin (PTS)buster2018.20181218.49446-1fixed
buster (security)2018.20181218.49446-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security)2020.20200327.54578-7+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2022.20220321.62855-5.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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