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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.53328
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 252-1 (slocate)
Summary:Debian Security Advisory DSA 252-1 (slocate)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to slocate
announced via advisory DSA 252-1.

A problem has been discovered in slocate, a secure locate replacement.
A buffer overflow in the setuid program slocate can be used to execute
arbitrary code as superuser.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.6-1.3.1.

The old stable distribution (potato) is not affected by this problem.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your slocate package immediately.


Solution:
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20252-1
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 6676
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0056
Bugtraq: 20030124 [USG- SA- 2003.001] USG Security Advisory (slocate) (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104342864418213&w=2
Bugtraq: 20030125 Re: [USG- SA- 2003.001] USG Security Advisory (slocate) (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104348607205691&w=2
http://www.usg.org.uk/advisories/2003.001.txt
Caldera Security Advisory: CSSA-2003-009.0
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2003-009.0.txt
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2003:643
http://www.net-security.org/advisory.php?id=2010
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:015
Debian Security Information: DSA-252 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-252
Bugtraq: 20030202 GLSA: slocate (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104428624705363&w=2
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2004:041
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-041.html
SGI Security Advisory: 20040202-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040202-01-U.asc
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11369
http://secunia.com/advisories/7982
http://secunia.com/advisories/8007
http://secunia.com/advisories/8236
http://secunia.com/advisories/10720
http://secunia.com/advisories/7947
http://secunia.com/advisories/8118/
http://secunia.com/advisories/8749
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