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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:147: 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-2005:147 (slocate).



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 : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:147
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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