Bug 114013 - CAN-2003-0848 slocate buffer overflow
CAN-2003-0848 slocate buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-01-21 08:42 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-26 13:58:18 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:041 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: slocate security update 2004-01-21 00:00:00 EST

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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-01-21 08:42:59 EST
A heap-based buffer overflow in slocate can allow local users to gain
"slocate" privileges via a modified slocate database that causes a
negative "pathlen" value.

        CAN-2003-0848 Affects: 2.1AS 2.1AW 2.1ES 2.1WS
        CAN-2003-0848 Affects: 3AS 3ES 3WS
Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2004-01-21 16:35:04 EST
You might want to fix the CVE name in the summary (it should be
'8*4*8)... :-)
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2004-01-26 13:58:18 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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