Security update for less

SUSE Security Update: Security update for less
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:2687-1
Rating: moderate
References: #921719
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for less fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2014-9488: Malformed UTF-8 data could have caused an out of bounds read in the UTF-8 decoding routines, causing an invalid read access (bsc#921719).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2687=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • less-458-7.3.3
    • less-debuginfo-458-7.3.3
    • less-debugsource-458-7.3.3