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USN-505-1: vim vulnerability

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USN-505-1: vim vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/31/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Format string vulnerability in the helptags_one function in src/ex_cmds.c in Vim 6.4 and earlier, and 7.x up to 7.1, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a help-tags tag in a help file, related to the helptags command.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-vim

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