CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0124

Published: Mar 18, 2003 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

man before 1.5l allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed man file with improper quotes, which causes the my_xsprintf function to return a string with the value unsafe, which is then executed as a program via a system call if it is in the search path of the user who runs man.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Man Andries_brouwer 1.5h1 1.5h1
Man Andries_brouwer 1.5i 1.5i
Man Andries_brouwer 1.5i2 1.5i2
Man Andries_brouwer 1.5j 1.5j
Man Andries_brouwer 1.5k 1.5k

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