Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : slocate (MDKSA-2003:015)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in slocate by team USG.
The overflow appears when slocate is used with the -c and -r
parameters, using a 1024 (or 10240) byte string. This has been
corrected in slocate version 2.7.

See also :

http://www.usg.org.uk/advisories/2003.001.txt

Solution :

Update the affected slocate package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14000 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-015.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0056

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