Fedora 18 : mc-4.8.6-2.fc18 (2012-19335)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63143


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


sanitize of MC_EXT_SELECTED variable when viewing multiple files, CVE-2012-4463 (#862814) https://www.midnight-commander.org/ticket/2913

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Update the affected mc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63143

File Name: fedora_2012-19335.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/04

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4463

BID: 55777

FEDORA: 2012-19335