SuSE 10 Security Update : ed (ZYPP Patch Number 7301)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes a heap-based buffer overflow in ed which can be
exploited remotely only with user-assistance. CVE-2008-3916: CVSS v2
Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C): Buffer Errors.
(CWE-119)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3916.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7301.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51639 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3916

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