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[DSA497] DSA-497-1 mc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Jacub Jelinek discovered several vulnerabilities in the Midnight
Commander, a powerful file manager for GNU/Linux systems. The
problems were classified as follows:
CVE-2004-0226 Buffer overflows
CVE-2004-0231 Insecure temporary file and directory creations
CVE-2004-0232 Format string problems
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your mc packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-497
Threat Level: High
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