openSUSE Security Update : less (openSUSE-2015-260)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

less was updated to fix one minor security issue :

Malformed UTF-8 data could have caused an out of bounds read in the
UTF-8 decoding routines, causing an invalid read access. (bnc#921719)
(CVE-2014-9488)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=921719

Solution :

Update the affected less packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82245 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9488

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