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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
|Intel xeon X5650 six core processor LGA1366 (QTY1)
|LOT 22 Intel Pentium E2160 Dual-Core Processors 1.80GHz/1M/800MHz LGA775 SLA8Z
|Intel Xeon X5680 SLBV5 3.33GHZ 12MB 6.4GT/s LGA 1366 Six-Core CPU
|GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P LGA 775 CPU+RAM Combo
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