Bug 21388 - heap corruption vulnerability
heap corruption vulnerability
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-11-27 14:34 EST by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-18 02:35:45 EST
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Description Daniel Roesen 2000-11-27 14:34:07 EST
See:

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/147078

The exploit leads to an egid=21(slocate) shell. Tested on RH 6.1,
but all versions of slocate shipped with at least RH 6.0 to RH 7 are
vulnerable.
Comment 1 Daniel Roesen 2000-12-28 10:44:17 EST
closing as errata release is out.

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