Vulnerability CVE-2003-0645


Published: 2003-08-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
man-db 2.3.12 and 2.3.18 to 2.4.1 uses certain user-controlled DEFINE directives from the ~/.manpath file, even when running setuid, which could allow local users to gain privileges.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Andries brouwer -> MAN 

 References:
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106018504800341&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-364
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8352
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12848

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