groff utility vulnerabilities

ID USN-43-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2004-12-21T00:00:00


Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a discovered that the auxiliary scripts “eqn2graph” and “pic2graph” created temporary files in an insecure way, which allowed exploitation of a race condition to create or overwrite files with the privileges of the user invoking the program.