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xman allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the MANPATH to point to a man page whose filename contains shell metacharacters.
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Date Entry Created
20020315 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020315)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(6) Armstrong, Cole, Foat, Green, Wall, Ziese
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Frech changed vote from REVIEWING to MODIFY]
 Frech> XF:xfree86-xman-manpath-privileges(8716)

Proposed (Legacy)
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