CVE-2007-2953

MEDIUM

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.

References

ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/7.1/7.1.039

http://secunia.com/advisories/25941

http://secunia.com/advisories/26285

http://secunia.com/advisories/26522

http://secunia.com/advisories/26594

http://secunia.com/advisories/26653

http://secunia.com/advisories/26674

http://secunia.com/advisories/26822

http://secunia.com/advisories/32858

http://secunia.com/advisories/33410

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-66/advisory/

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-001.htm

http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-August/001770.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1364

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:168

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:236

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0617.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/475076/100/100/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502322/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25095

http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-505-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2687

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0033

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0904

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35655

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1595

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11549

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6463

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-07-31

Updated: 2018-10-16

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM