DescriptionMidnight Commander (mc) 4.5.51 and earlier does not properly process malformed directory names when a user opens a directory, which allows other local users to gain privileges by creating directories that contain special characters followed by the commands to be executed.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium


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