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

High Nessus Plugin ID 51639


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7301.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51639

File Name: suse_ed-7301.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/21

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3916

CWE: 119