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CVE-2007-0227 Detail

Description

slocate 3.1 does not properly manage database entries that specify names of files in protected directories, which allows local users to obtain the names of private files. NOTE: another researcher reports that the issue is not present in slocate 2.7.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/12/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0227
Original release date:
01/12/2007
Last revised:
11/15/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/18/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of slocate as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

Official Statement from Mandriva (01/19/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of slocate as shipped with Mandriva Linux 2007.0 or earlier.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/456593/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070111 Re: slocate leaks filenames of protected directories
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456489/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20070110 slocate leaks filenames of protected directories
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456530/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070110 Re: slocate leaks filenames of protected directories
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456739/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070112 Re: slocate leaks filenames of protected directories
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464220/30/7320/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070329 FLEA-2007-0005-1: slocate
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21989 External Source BID 21989
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-425-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-425-1

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:slocate:slocate:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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