AlmaLinux 8 : less (ALSA-2024:1610)

high Nessus Plugin ID 192893

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2024:1610 advisory.

- close_altfile in filename.c in less before 606 omits shell_quote calls for LESSCLOSE. (CVE-2022-48624)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected less package.

See Also

https://errata.almalinux.org/8/ALSA-2024-1610.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 192893

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2024-1610.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 4/3/2024

Updated: 4/3/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-48624

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::powertools, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::supplementary, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:less

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AlmaLinux/release, Host/AlmaLinux/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/2/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-48624

CWE: 77