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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Midnight Commander: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-24
(Midnight Commander: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Midnight Commander contains several format string vulnerabilities
(CVE-2004-1004), buffer overflows (CVE-2004-1005), a memory
deallocation error (CVE-2004-1092) and a buffer underflow
A possible hacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Midnight
Commander or cause Denial of Service by freeing unallocated memory.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Midnight Commander users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-misc/mc-4.6.0-r13"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
|2X IBM 39R6516 Server Environmental Services Module SAS Controller.SKU192643
|IBM 78P0502 8GB DDR3-1066 PC3L-8500R Low Profile ECC Reg Server RAM
|IBM 49Y1528 16GB DDR3-1333 PC3L-10600R Low Profile ECC Reg Server RAM
|IBM SYSTEM X3650 M5 2.5 SERVER E5-2623V4 2.6GHZ 4 X 16GB 1.2TB10K 12G
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