CVE-2015-1336

Priority
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.
Package
Upstream:released (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:16:41 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)