Slackware 9.0 / 9.1 / current : mc (SSA:2004-136-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 18761
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New mc packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current to fix security issues that These could lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code as the user running mc. Sites that use mc should upgrade to the new mc package.


Update the affected mc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18761

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-136-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mc, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0226, CVE-2004-0231, CVE-2004-0232

SSA: 2004-136-01