Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : slocate (cve_2007_0227_information_disclosure)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80771


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- slocate 3.1 does not properly manage database entries that specify names of files in protected directories, which allows local users to obtain the names of private files. NOTE: another researcher reports that the issue is not present in slocate 2.7. (CVE-2007-0227)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80771

File Name: solaris11_slocate_20140415.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:slocate

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0227