Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wordnet (MDVSA-2008:182-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 36999
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionRob Holland found several programming errors in WordNet which could lead to the execution or arbitrary code when used with untrusted input (CVE-2008-2149, CVE-2008-3908).
The previous patch had a typo that caused incorrect behaviour in WordNet. This update uses an update patch that corrects the issue and also notes the additional assigned CVE name for these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.