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FLEA-2007-0005-1: slocate
From: Foresight Linux Essential Announcement Service <foresight-security-noreply () foresightlinux org>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 18:28:07 -0400

Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2007-0005-1
Published: 2007-03-29

Rating: Minor

Updated Versions:
 
slocate=/conary.rpath.com () rpl:devel//foresight.rpath.org () fl:1-devel//1/3.1-8.1
     group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org () fl:1-devel//1/1.1-0.11-3

References:
     https://issues.foresightlinux.org/browse/FL-211
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0227

Description:
     Previous versions of the slocate package were vulnerable to an 
information-disclosure vulnerability. Slocate did not properly manage 
database entries that specify names of files in protected directories. 
Thus, for example, a user could see via slocate the names of files in a 
directory chmodded 711.

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