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MDKSA-2003:015: slocate

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the slocate package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:015 (slocate).

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.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6676

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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