Updated vim packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the CentOS Security Response Team.
VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is a version of the vi editor. A bug was found in the way VIM processes modelines. If a user with modelines enabled opens a text file with a carefully crafted modeline, arbitrary commands may be executed as the user running VIM. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2005-2368 to this issue. Users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue.
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