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CVE-2005-2499 Detail

Current Description

slocate before 2.7 does not properly process very long paths, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (updatedb exit and incomplete slocate database) via a certain crafted directory structure.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014751
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-345.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-346.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-747.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14640
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9538

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2499
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017