ERRATA: GLSA 200406-14: aspell
Posted on: 08/23/2004 09:13 AM

An aspell security patch is available for Gentoo Linux

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Severity: Normal
Title: aspell: Buffer overflow in word-list-compress
Date: August 23, 2004
Bugs: #53389
ID: 200406-14:02

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Errata
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The previous security patch intended to fix this vulnerability was apparently incorrect in that it counted the words rather than characters. This revision fixes that. This was brought to our attention by by Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel@suse.de

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/aspell <= 0.50.5-r3 >= 0.50.5-r4


Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200406-14.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0


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