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MDKSA-2003:015: slocate Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the slocate package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:015 (slocate).

A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in slocate by team USG. The
overflow appears when slocate is used with the -c and -r parameters, using a
1024 (or 10240) byte string. This has been corrected in slocate version 2.7.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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