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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-20807: Security patch for vim ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-20807: Security patch for vim ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/28/2020
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/19/2020
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

In Vim before 8.1.0881, users can circumvent the rvim restricted mode and execute arbitrary OS commands via scripting interfaces (e.g., Python, Ruby, or Lua).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

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