CVE-2003-1023

NameCVE-2003-1023
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in vfs_s_resolve_symlink of vfs/direntry.c for Midnight Commander (mc) 4.6.0 and earlier, and possibly later versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code during symlink conversion.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-424
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mc (PTS)wheezy3:4.8.3-10fixed
jessie3:4.8.13-3fixed
stretch3:4.8.18-1fixed
buster, sid3:4.8.19-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mcsource(unstable)1:4.6.0-4.6.1-pre1-1high
mcsourcewoody4.5.55-1.2woody2highDSA-424

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