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[DSA424] DSA-424-1 mc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
We recommend that you update your mc package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-424
Threat Level: High
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