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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 82685
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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: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 4/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9488

MDVSA: 2015:199