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SuSE 8.2 security update for less

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The system is missing one or more SuSE security patches. This update fixes a possible symlink attack in lessopen.sh. The attack can be executed by local users to overwrite arbitray files with the privileges of the user running less.

Solution(s)

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