Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Ciaran McCreesh found several vulnerabilities related to the use of
options in Vim modeline commands, such as 'termcap', 'printdevice',
'titleold', 'filetype', 'syntax', 'backupext', 'keymap', 'patchmode',
If an attacker tricked an user to open a file with a specially crafted
modeline, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary commands with the
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20670 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1138
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