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CVE-2003-0645 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:2.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0645
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2003
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017