Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mc (MDKSA-2004:039)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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 :

Update the affected mc package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14138 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-039.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0226

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