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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 82245


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected less packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82245

File Name: openSUSE-2015-260.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/26

Modified: 2015/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:less, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:less-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:less-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9488