Upstream information

CVE-2007-5940 at MITRE

Description 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 340472 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 16:34:56 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:38 2022