USN-425-1: slocate vulnerability
Posted on: 02/22/2007 04:05 AM

A new slocate vulnerability update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-425-1 February 22, 2007
slocate vulnerability
CVE-2007-0227
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
slocate 3.0.beta.r3-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 6.10:
slocate 3.1-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

A flaw was discovered in the permission checking code of slocate. When=20
reporting matching files, locate would not correctly respect the parent=20
directory's "read" bits. This could result in filenames being displayed=20
when the file owner had expected them to remain hidden from other system=20
users.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

Source archives:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1.diff.gz
Size/MD5: 8063 7eecd20fe954bbecc7024601c0ce1260
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1.dsc
Size/MD5: 684 d21f5d570fa7c79b1d335d35d7e6a5c7
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5: 29590 25e8bf6732a801f0470301fa84ef959e

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 32262 9be75b99ab8009aa9692d1b793c41f68

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 30352 75625a80073abc76faf0afa539b30c25

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 31614 2d176a9806e41b00430cdcad7b9c244b

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.0.beta.=
r3-1ubuntu0.1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5: 30574 de584d717f3c389c1a5759a7f003bb3b

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

Source archives:

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1.diff.gz
Size/MD5: 8201 e2cac07776d27e0917fb2aa78b8f6d3f
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1.dsc
Size/MD5: 660 8b06c09cc529037c75aff55035e8a90c
http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1.orig.=
tar.gz
Size/MD5: 30051 69b45865ebce0cbfeb430381f0eb8b51

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5: 32384 d3ea172c7266defbebcdfb59d514b1de

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1_i386.deb
Size/MD5: 31136 d1dde1cef1183781bda25b962ab466ec

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5: 31922 12a84a8029dbeb33bb65ff1a71785767

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/slocate/slocate_3.1-1ubun=
tu0.1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5: 31062 827164a9dee3431fe353bb04c061de97


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