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SuSE: texinfo 4.5-127

Severity
1
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/21/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2005
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The sort_offline function for texindex in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Solution(s)

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