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.
Published 2005-08-23 04:00:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:30:18
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2499

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 24 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2499

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

Products affected by CVE-2005-2499

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