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[DSA424] DSA-424-1 mc Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-424-1 mc

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A vulnerability was discovered in Midnight Commander, a file manager,
whereby a malicious archive (such as a .tar file) could cause
arbitrary code to be executed if opened by Midnight Commander.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 4.5.55-1.2woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1:4.6.0-4.6.1-pre1-1.
We recommend that you update your mc package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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