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.
Um, I think you have the wrong CVE name; it is CAN-2003-0848... :-)
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
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