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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1278-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
man-db (PTS)wheezy2.6.2-1fixed
jessie2.7.0.2-5fixed
stretch2.7.6.1-2fixed
buster, sid2.7.6.1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
man-dbsource(unstable)2.4.3-5medium
man-dbsourcesarge2.4.2-21sarge1mediumDSA-1278-1

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