Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-5377 to the following vulnerability:
The (1) tramp-make-temp-file and (2) tramp-make-tramp-temp-file functions in Tramp 2.1.10 extension for Emacs, and possibly earlier 2.1.x versions, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
This problem was introduced by CVS commit:
Version of emacs currently shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora are
not affected by this problem.