FreeBSD : Midnight Commander buffer overflows, format string bugs, and insecure temporary file handling (0c6f3fde-9c51-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 36588
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Jakub Jelinek reports several security related bugs in Midnight Commander, including :

- Multiple buffer overflows (CVE-2004-0226)

- Insecure temporary file handling (CVE-2004-0231)

- Format string bug (CVE-2004-0232)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 36588

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0c6f3fde9c5111d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

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:freebsd:freebsd:mc, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 5/2/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2004

Reference Information

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