Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2264
** DISPUTED ** Format string bug in the open_altfile function in filename.c for GNU less 382, 381, and 358 might allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via format strings in the LESSOPEN environment variable. NOTE: since less is not setuid or setgid, then this is not a vulnerability unless there are plausible scenarios under which privilege boundaries could be crossed.
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service
Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-2264
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.17%
CVSS scores for CVE-2004-2264
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