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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4463: GNU Midnight Commander: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4463: GNU Midnight Commander: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Midnight Commander (mc) 4.8.5 does not properly handle the (1) MC_EXT_SELECTED or (2) MC_EXT_ONLYTAGGED environment variables when multiple files are selected, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted file name.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-misc-mc

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