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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84102
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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

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Update the affected less package.

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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


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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