• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
cons.saver in Midnight Commander (mc) 4.5.42 and earlier does not properly verify if an output file descriptor is a TTY, which allows local users to corrupt files by creating a symbolic link to the target file, calling mc, and specifying that link as a TTY argument.
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