Upstream information

CVE-2015-1336 at MITRE

Description

The daily mandb cleanup job in Man-db before 2.7.6.1-1 as packaged in Ubuntu and Debian allows local users with access to the man account to gain privileges via vectors involving insecure chown use.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

SUSE uses a non-worldwritable setup for catman pages and is not affected by this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 959132 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 man Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 man Analysis
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 man Analysis
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 man Unsupported
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 man Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL man Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 man Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 man Unsupported
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 man Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 man Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 man Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 man Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 man Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 man Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 man Unsupported
Container Status
suse/sle-micro/5.0/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.1/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.2/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.3/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.4/toolbox
manAnalysis


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Dec 14 22:15:20 2015
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 12:35:08 2023