Ubuntu 4.10 : vim vulnerabilities (USN-61-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Javier Fern�ez-Sanguino Pe�oticed that the auxillary scripts
'tcltags' and 'vimspell.sh' created temporary files in an insecure
manner. This could allow a symbolic link attack to create or overwrite
arbitrary files with the privileges of the user invoking the script
(either by calling it directly or by execution through vim).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20680 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0069