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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2003-167: lv

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the lv packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated lv packages that fix the possibility of local privilege escalation
are now available.

Lv is a powerful file viewer similar to less. It can decode and encode
multilingual streams through many coding systems, such as ISO-8859,
ISO-2022, EUC, SJIS Big5, HZ, and Unicode.

A bug has been found in versions of lv that read a .lv file in the current
working directory. Any user who subsequently runs lv in that directory
and uses the v (edit) command can be forced to execute an arbitrary
program.

Users are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a
version of lv that is patched to read the .lv configuration file only in
the user's home directory.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-167.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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