Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : slocate (MDKSA-2005:147)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A bug was discovered in the way that slocate processes very long
paths. A local user could create a carefully crafted directory
structure that would prevent updatedb from completing its filesystem
scan, resulting in an incomplete database.

Solution :

Update the affected slocate package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19903 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-147.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2499

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