Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mc (MDKSA-2004:007)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in mc's virtual filesystem code. This
vulnerability could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
during symlink conversion.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected mc package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14107 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-007.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1023

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