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RHSA-2004-035: gmc Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gmc packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Updated mc packages that resolve a buffer overflow vulnerability are now

Midnight Commander is a visual shell much like a file manager.

A buffer overflow has been found in Midnight Commander's virtual filesystem
code. Specifically, a stack-based buffer overflow in vfs_s_resolve_symlink
of vfs/direntry.c allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code during
symlink conversion.

Users of Midnight Commander should install these updated packages, which
resolve this issue.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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