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Debian: New mc packages fix buffer overflow

An unfixed buffer overflow has been discovered by Andrew V. Samoilov in mc, the midnight commander, a file browser and manager. This update also fixes a regression from DSA 497. Fixed packages are available from .
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 698-1                                        Martin Schulze
March 29th, 2005              
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Package        : mc
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0763

An unfixed buffer overflow has been discovered by Andrew V. Samoilov
in mc, the midnight commander, a file browser and manager.  This update
also fixes a regression from DSA 497.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.5.55-1.2woody6.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has already been fixed.

We recommend that you upgrade your mc packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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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
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      798 8e99dd740d8ffae2c41a90a6b116f229
      Size/MD5 checksum:    52176 73bc0707bc6bda5e3ba6066985dc774e
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4850321 82772e729bb2ecfe486a6c219ebab09f

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1186538 9239cbf4199a6544b3ca6332fd52db6f
      Size/MD5 checksum:   562996 72dbc715e7a7283e11e29fea64552f30
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1351898 63a8e1afcbba209db727d92d4955a8c9

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1028408 8826cb0c5a44b5af496dfeba6d607d55
      Size/MD5 checksum:   480688 f6a09cce37d13577e92b373b75cc574c
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352032 5dfd20bcf483f407c6731773070c87c3

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   994490 459f7317ab45b42d003116efacfa196e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   455232 aab393d3264175b8575cfaf66220f753
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1351810 e1471d6e5f49bcd92e12ca9a73b74c33

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1435522 a3a000b0de5e6fa4cafaaf58263e47f7
      Size/MD5 checksum:   689234 441e904cc527473e05b47b78d5c4bd2f
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1351796 3e61ead9025a69305e554d63d7abf636

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1144534 4c2c57ec173ceed338bc9e44c882f670
      Size/MD5 checksum:   541246 2dbf858ac3c53d54baccca0ca3d04031
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352288 cea79758caf2b6f33f989614d924c965

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   957858 d7028898ea3a35f85f78a7f087e694b2
      Size/MD5 checksum:   437062 cd05897db0003c22f7bb18aecd1eec27
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352326 367211fbc6fa342d715416b958ec07b1

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1087190 3216349530cf0a9b2b73902084fea281
      Size/MD5 checksum:   536944 281b9d6b996d040e2664355571bd0c7a
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352256 1ca47ba59015ff24fc0d324db184de31

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1081322 02bdddc905c6d80ebcc17b746a5f47b7
      Size/MD5 checksum:   535794 c59f3a0071d2c751a1f5f320fd03c932
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352084 5ad918e829a9a31725de8dd687d7a742

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1043086 6d6cb89274647fb8eb0a8f8d089dd7bd
      Size/MD5 checksum:   490208 716ce6d995b02f20452afaf96185fa59
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352208 3fe36051681012611989f15301b13e1a

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1030020 7d9b20ece50fd41ee2de10cb79826bc3
      Size/MD5 checksum:   479574 5be9988d0c5fb89e1061fa06d5256327
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352116 bdcdd74197972f260d0aced37f324751

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1029098 aadd9cfef3188c17de809a51c2c11037
      Size/MD5 checksum:   483630 176d603f21a2cc5253facafc5d86dcb2
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1352214 5dfcd273857ed952157083c4d33fbcba

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

Version: GnuPG v1.4.0 (GNU/Linux)


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