man-db before 2.8.5 on Gentoo allows local users (with access to the man user account) to gain root privileges because /usr/bin/mandb is executed by root but not owned by root. (Also, the owner can strip the setuid and setgid bits.)
Published 2023-01-26 21:15:16
Updated 2023-10-08 09:15:10
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-25078

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-25078

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

References for CVE-2018-25078

Products affected by CVE-2018-25078

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