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Cent OS: CVE-2008-3432: CESA-2008:0617 (vim)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) October 10, 2008 December 01, 2016 July 04, 2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the mch_expand_wildcards function in os_unix.c in Vim 6.2 and 6.3 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in filenames, as demonstrated by the netrw.v3 test case.

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References

Solution

centos-upgrade-vim-common

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