USN-3401-1: TeX Live vulnerability
22 August 2017
TeX Live could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- texlive-base - TeX Live: Essential programs and files
It was discovered that TeX Live incorrectly handled certain
system commands. If a user were tricked into processing a
specially crafted TeX file, a remote attacker could execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.