DescriptionIn GNU Less before 609, crafted data can result in "less -R" not filtering ANSI escape sequences sent to the terminal.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1030825

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
less (PTS)buster487-0.1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm590-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lesssourcebuster(not affected)
lesssourcebullseye(not affected)


[bullseye] - less <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - less <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Introduced by: (v566)
Fixed by:

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