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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (2.7.6.1-1)
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Updated: 2020-07-28 18:27:04 UTC (commit 7b6828437fde0509248708fcdb5b0f7587b85bd1)