DescriptionThe pre-install script in texlive 3.1.20140525_r34255.fc21 as packaged in Fedora 21 and rpm, and texlive 6.20131226_r32488.fc20 and rpm allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a crafted file in the user's home directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
texlive-base (PTS)stretch2016.20170123-5fixed
bullseye, sid2020.20210202-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
texlive-basesource(unstable)(not affected)


- texlive-base <not-affected> (Specific to Red Hat packaging/postinst)

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