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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1248: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2016-779)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1248: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2016-779)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

vim before patch 8.0.0056 does not properly validate values for the 'filetype', 'syntax' and 'keymap' options, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a file with a specially crafted modeline is opened.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

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