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    Debian: mc Several Vulnerabilities

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    Jacub Jelinek discovered several vulnerabilities in the MidnightCommander, a powerful file manager for GNU/Linux systems.
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 497-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    April 29th, 2004               
    Package        : mc
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0226 CAN-2004-0231 CAN-2004-0232
    Jacub Jelinek discovered several vulnerabilities in the Midnight
    Commander, a powerful file manager for GNU/Linux systems.  The
    problems were classified as follows:
    CAN-2004-0226 Buffer overflows
    CAN-2004-0231 Insecure temporary file and directory creations
    CAN-2004-0232 Format string problems
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.5.55-1.2woody3.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you upgrade your mc packages.
    Upgrade Instructions
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      797 958cc4620dba90784a057bc6ba532e6e
          Size/MD5 checksum:    45258 66565de188d7cdcc29c2f26db4e86dfd
          Size/MD5 checksum:  4850321 82772e729bb2ecfe486a6c219ebab09f
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1184466 519b7ed72de67efeb46fdd142ad1b529
          Size/MD5 checksum:   561802 bbd74fcd32085d36927aa4baef59b619
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351132 e19786fa0cd63a48b25782546ba7247b
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1026660 a1a74f85c31f71c18139a9e734890991
          Size/MD5 checksum:   479206 27d38e4f2c9622fae54fed612187c72c
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351204 0fa7747b9a714bb141fefea263fca8d4
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   993560 760892261579382eb13757f2e11dd0c9
          Size/MD5 checksum:   454538 91a5288221322b6602757c98df964979
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351156 641ad9b4b21e052412e80dc4c94a4e7c
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1433290 9c9ed150bc3a781358df0e5c78d16cc6
          Size/MD5 checksum:   688156 5d80a2b3d586361582da7b87dc833605
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351062 c7ac22188c4230ac1ba806dfbf653e08
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1143718 90756f4d04d02b3657dd373dd0f18f31
          Size/MD5 checksum:   540394 812e6a1932ee8b9124cbf8aec86857aa
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351524 ae1122258f89db3d74ebc102568bc742
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   956886 5880e158c9b87bec535fe27de39e3c2d
          Size/MD5 checksum:   435954 f5bccc4486775810befea8fef9707530
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351644 5bb4c2e1258214c31a0ce739a5487b03
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1085826 29cb814523fda06bbd93b3852153011f
          Size/MD5 checksum:   535840 0c5f3e66932dafb5b3a8441c70c46c86
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351552 d1b7fe3dedcf0bd923acd3b739800856
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1079624 067a9df98370ef716056c8d9403e7060
          Size/MD5 checksum:   534554 6b3d55810559eb715fad6ce48e6733e8
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351268 eab4c74833109ca99cfb79c71e758e38
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1041926 eb756e14f965b418e8054fe2b0b966e8
          Size/MD5 checksum:   488958 6b28e83ae789b9cfe67fc770b16f6eff
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351422 33452fdae445cef30cb837fbd9198b60
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1028754 dd690bca5fe2cd6917cbf4ce2926a2b7
          Size/MD5 checksum:   478414 2eeeed20cf5ca7c2156c3a4c83e3caaf
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351464 8d54b129bd900938e226f6aa98eb23e2
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1027388 9b558b6c9981a53eca6e31dd5568b954
          Size/MD5 checksum:   482450 b10f255759761869d39e4a4c1ddb5b00
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1351484 977a9387f5a30ccebe4f3dc42dbb8efe
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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