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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-4677

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-4677

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/22/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

autoload/netrw.vim (aka the Netrw Plugin) 109, 131, and other versions before 133k for Vim 7.1.266, other 7.1 versions, and 7.2 stores credentials for an FTP session, and sends those credentials when attempting to establish subsequent FTP sessions to servers on different hosts, which allows remote FTP servers to obtain sensitive information in opportunistic circumstances by logging usernames and passwords. NOTE: the upstream vendor disputes a vector involving different ports on the same host, stating "I'm assuming that they're using the same id and password on that unchanged hostname, deliberately."

Solution(s)

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

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