• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Midnight 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.
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