Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : less (MDVSA-2015:199)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 82685

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

Updated less package fixes security vulnerability :

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

Solution

Update the affected less package.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0139.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82685

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-199.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/04/10

Modified: 2015/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:less, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9488

MDVSA: 2015:199