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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-1336: MAN DB: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-1336: MAN DB: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-man-db

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