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MDKSA-2004:039: mc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mc package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:039 (mc).

Several vulnerabilities in Midnight Commander were found by Jacub Jelinek. This
includes several buffer overflows (CVE-2004-0226), as well as a format string
issue (CVE-2004-0232), and an issue with temporary file and directory creation
(CVE-2004-0231). Most of the included fixes are backports from CVS, done by
Andrew V. Samoilov and Pavel Roskin.
The updated packages are patched to correct these problems.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10242

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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