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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2712

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2712

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/16/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Vim 7.1.314, 6.4, and other versions allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via Vim scripts that do not properly sanitize inputs before invoking the execute or system functions, as demonstrated using (1) filetype.vim, (3) xpm.vim, (4) gzip_vim, and (5) netrw. NOTE: the originally reported version was 7.1.314, but the researcher actually found this set of issues in 7.1.298. NOTE: the zipplugin issue (originally vector 2 in this identifier) has been subsumed by CVE-2008-3075.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-gvim
  • suse-upgrade-vim-base
  • suse-upgrade-vim-data
  • suse-upgrade-vim-enhanced

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