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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated lv packages that fix the possibility of local privilege
escalation are now available.
Lv is a powerful file viewer similar to less. It can decode and encode
multilingual streams through many coding systems, such as ISO-8859,
ISO-2022, EUC, SJIS Big5, HZ, and Unicode.
A bug has been found in versions of lv that read a .lv file in the
current working directory. Any user who subsequently runs lv in that
directory and uses the v (edit) command can be forced to execute an
Users are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain
a version of lv that is patched to read the .lv configuration file
only in the user's home directory.
See also :
Update the affected lv package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 12395 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0188
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