CVE-2003-0645

NameCVE-2003-0645
Descriptionman-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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-364

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
man-db (PTS)buster2.8.5-2fixed
buster (security)2.8.5-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2.9.4-2fixed
bookworm2.11.2-2fixed
trixie2.12.0-3fixed
sid2.12.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
man-dbsourcewoody2.3.20-18.woody.4DSA-364
man-dbsource(unstable)2.4.1-13

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