CVE 2009-5080

The (1) contrib/eqn2graph/, (2) contrib/grap2graph/, and (3) contrib/pic2graph/ scripts in GNU troff (aka groff) 1.21 and earlier do not properly handle certain failed attempts to create temporary directories, which might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in a temporary directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-1296.

See the CVE page on for more details.