FreeBSD : Midnight Commander buffer overflow during symlink resolution (322d4ff6-85c3-11d8-a41f-0020ed76ef5a)
High Nessus Plugin ID 37593
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionMidnight Commander uses a fixed sized stack buffer while resolving symbolic links within file archives (tar or cpio). If an attacker can cause a user to process a specially crafted file archive with Midnight Commander, the attacker may be able to obtain the privileges of the target user.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.