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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51135
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2004:172
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2004:172.

Midnight Commander (mc) is a visual shell much like a file manager.

Several buffer overflows, several temporary file creation vulnerabilities,
and one format string vulnerability have been discovered in Midnight
Commander. These vulnerabilities were discovered mostly by Andrew V.
Samoilov and Pavel Roskin. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2004-0226,
CVE-2004-0231, and CVE-2004-0232 to these issues.

Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported
patch to correct these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-172.html

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
10.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0226
Debian Security Information: DSA-497 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-497
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200405-21.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:039
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-172.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SuSE-SA:2004:012 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_12_mc.html
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-local-privileges(16016)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16016
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0231
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-insecure-files(16020)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16020
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0232
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-format-string(16021)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16021
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