|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2004:172|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
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.
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
Risk factor : Critical
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0226|
Debian Security Information: DSA-497 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SuSE-SA:2004:012 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-local-privileges(16016)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0231
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-insecure-files(16020)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0232
XForce ISS Database: midnight-commander-format-string(16021)
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