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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-12735: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2019-1239)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-12735: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2019-1239)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/05/2019
Created
07/29/2019
Added
07/27/2019
Modified
07/27/2019

Description

getchar.c in Vim before 8.1.1365 and Neovim before 0.3.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via the :source! command in a modeline, as demonstrated by execute in Vim, and assert_fails or nvim_input in Neovim.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

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