CVE-2015-5700

Priority
Description
mktexlsr revision 22855 through revision 36625 as packaged in texlive
allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Notes
 sarnold> See also CVE-2015-5701
 mdeslaur> introduced by:
 mdeslaur> https://www.tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Build/source/texk/kpathsea/mktexlsr?r1=19613&r2=22885
Package
Upstream:released (2014.20140926.35254-5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected [vulnerable code not present])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2013.20130729.30972-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 22:18:22 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)