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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2024-32487: Security patch for less (ALAS-2024-2547)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2024-32487: Security patch for less (ALAS-2024-2547)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/13/2024
Created
06/01/2024
Added
05/31/2024
Modified
05/31/2024

Description

less through 653 allows OS command execution via a newline character in the name of a file, because quoting is mishandled in filename.c. Exploitation typically requires use with attacker-controlled file names, such as the files extracted from an untrusted archive. Exploitation also requires the LESSOPEN environment variable, but this is set by default in many common cases.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-less
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-less-debuginfo

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