CVE-2015-1336

Published: 28 September 2017

The daily mandb cleanup job in Man-db before 2.7.6.1-1 as packaged in Ubuntu and Debian allows local users with access to the man account to gain privileges via vectors involving insecure chown use.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
man-db
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed