Bug 114016 - CAN-2003-0056 buffer overflow in slocate
CAN-2003-0056 buffer overflow in slocate
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
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 08:47 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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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-01-21 08:47:28 EST
Buffer overflow in secure locate (slocate) before 2.7 allows
local users to execute arbitrary code with slocate privileges 
via a long (1) -c or (2) -r command line argument.

Note fixed since 2.6-7 therefore only affects RHEL2.1

        CAN-2003-0056 Affects: 2.1AS 2.1AW 2.1ES 2.1WS
Comment 1 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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