Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : slocate (MDKSA-2005:147)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 19903
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected slocate package.