USN-5334-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5334-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-5334-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-5334-1
Related
  • CVE-2015-1336
Published
2022-03-17T12:46:06.848303Z
Modified
2022-03-17T12:46:06.848303Z
Summary
man-db vulnerability
Details

It was discovered that man-db incorrectly handled permission changing operations in its daily cron job, and was therefore affected by a race condition. An attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:Pro:16.04:LTS / man-db

Package

Name
man-db

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.7.5-1ubuntu0.1~esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "man-db": "2.7.5-1ubuntu0.1~esm1"
        }
    ]
}