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Fedora Core 5 2007-099: ed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ed package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-099 (ed).

Ed is a line-oriented text editor, used to create, display, and modify
text files (both interactively and via shell scripts). For most
purposes, ed has been replaced in normal usage by full-screen editors
(emacs and vi, for example).

Ed was the original UNIX editor, and may be used by some programs. In
general, however, you probably don't need to install it and you probably
won't use it.



Update information :

* Thu Jan 18 2007 Karsten Hopp 0.3-0.fc6
- rebuild for FC-6, fixes CVE-2006-6939


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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