openSUSE Security Update : ed (openSUSE-SU-2010:1084-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-12/msg00047.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474587

Solution :

Update the affected ed package.

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: 53709 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3916

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