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Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:47:43 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: groff (pdfroff)

On Sun, 9 Aug 2009 15:48:17 +0200 Nico Golde
<> wrote:

> First one:
> pdfroff tool of groff is creating files in a insecure manner 
> in the /tmp directory.
> Second:
> pdfroff tool of groff is calling ghostscript with the 
> -dSAFER command line option.

Looking into groff's NEWS file, pdfroff was added in version 1.19.2, so
that may be used as "first affected" in CVE description:

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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