CVE-2006-4250

NameCVE-2006-4250
DescriptionBuffer overflow in man and mandb (man-db) 2.4.3 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the -H flag.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1278-1

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
sid, trixie2.12.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
man-dbsourcesarge2.4.2-21sarge1DSA-1278-1
man-dbsource(unstable)2.4.3-5

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