Debian Security Advisory
DLA-745-1 most -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 848132.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1253.
- More information:
The most pager can automatically open files compressed with gzip, bzip2 and (in Debian) LZMA. Alberto Garcia discovered that Debian's version of most was susceptible for a shell injection attack that could be exploited to run arbitrary commands on the user's computer.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.0.0a-2.2.
We recommend that you upgrade your most packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS