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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3074

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3074

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The shellescape function in Vim 7.0 through 7.2, including 7.2a.10, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via the "!" (exclamation point) shell metacharacter in (1) the filename of a tar archive and possibly (2) the filename of the first file in a tar archive, which is not properly handled by the VIM TAR plugin (tar.vim) v.10 through v.22, as demonstrated by the shellescape, tarplugin.v2, tarplugin, and tarplugin.updated test cases. NOTE: this issue reportedly exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2712. NOTE: this issue has the same root cause as CVE-2008-3075. NOTE: due to the complexity of the associated disclosures and the incomplete information related to them, there may be inaccuracies in this CVE description and in external mappings to this identifier.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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