FreeBSD : Midnight Commander buffer overflow during symlink resolution (107)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: mc

See also :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
http://ikiwiki.info/security/#index29h2
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-60.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-61.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-62.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-64.html
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/freebsd/925/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/freebsd/926/
http://www.samba.org/samba/whatsnew/samba-3.0.5.html
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/322d4ff6-85c3-11d8-a41f-0020ed76ef5a.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12573 (freebsd_mc_460_9.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8658

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1023

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