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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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10589

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3011
Product(s):