Heap-based buffer overflow in the strip_escapes function in signal.c
in GNU ed before 1.0 allows context-dependent or user-assisted
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename. NOTE: since
ed itself does not typically run with special privileges, this issue
only crosses privilege boundaries when ed is invoked as a third-party
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BUGTRAQ:20090227 VMSA-2009-0003 ESX 2.5.5 patch 12 updates service console package ed
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