This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated vim packages that fix a security issue are now available.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is a version of the vi editor.
A bug was found in the way VIM processes modelines. If a user with
modelines enabled opens a text file with a carefully crafted modeline,
arbitrary commands may be executed as the user running VIM. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CVE-2005-2368 to this issue.
Users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19489 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2368