Bug 114014 - CAN-2003-0848 slocate buffer overflow
Summary: CAN-2003-0848 slocate buffer overflow
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: slocate   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-01-21 13:44 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-22 16:35:02 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:040 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated slocate packages fix vulnerability 2004-01-21 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2004-01-21 13:44:52 UTC
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.

Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2004-01-21 21:31:31 UTC
Um, I think  you have the wrong CVE name; it is CAN-2003-0848... :-)

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2004-01-22 16:35:02 UTC
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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