Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ed (MDVSA-2008:200)
High Nessus Plugin ID 37658
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow was found in GNU ed that allowed context-dependent or user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename (CVE-2008-3916).
This update provides GNU ed 1.0, which is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected ed package.