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USN-463-1: vim vulnerability

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USN-463-1: vim vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/02/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The sandbox for vim allows dangerous functions such as (1) writefile, (2) feedkeys, and (3) system, which might allow user-assisted attackers to execute shell commands and write files via modelines.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-vim

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