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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
artful Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.7.6.1-1)
vivid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
wily Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
xenial
Released (2.7.5-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2.7.6.1-1)