Fedora Core 3 : slocate-2.7-12.fc3.1 (2005-771)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

A carefully prepared directory structure could stop the updatedb file
system scan, resulting in an incomplete slocate database. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CVE-2005-2499 to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?af41ab55

Solution :

Update the affected slocate and / or slocate-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19481 (fedora_2005-771.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2499

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