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RHSA-2004-172: gmc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gmc packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated mc packages that resolve several buffer overflow vulnerabilities,
one format string vulnerability and several temporary file creation
vulnerabilities are now available.

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 : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-172.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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