Fedora 21 : less-471-4.fc21 (2015-9325)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84102
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

better fix of out of bounds read access in is_utf8_well_formed() CVE-2014-9488 out of bounds read access in is_utf8_well_formed() CVE-2014-9488

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected less package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1201310

http://www.nessus.org/u?da507295

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84102

File Name: fedora_2015-9325.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/11/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

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:fedoraproject:fedora:less, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9488

FEDORA: 2015-9325