CVE-2009-5044 Detail

Current Description

contrib/pdfmark/pdfroff.sh in GNU troff (aka groff) before 1.21 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a pdf#####.tmp temporary file.


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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/groff/groff-1.20.1-1.21.diff.gz Patch 
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=538330
http://cvsweb.openwall.com/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/Owl/packages/groff/groff-1.20.1-owl-tmp.diff Patch 
http://cvsweb.openwall.com/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/Owl/packages/groff/groff-1.20.1-owl-tmp.diff.diff?r1=1.1;r2=1.2;f=h Patch 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/09/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/10/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/14/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/14/5
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:085
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:086
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36381
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-5044
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
03/30/2016
Source:
MITRE