CVE-2008-2712

high
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Description

Vim 7.1.314, 6.4, and other versions allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via Vim scripts that do not properly sanitize inputs before invoking the execute or system functions, as demonstrated using (1) filetype.vim, (3) xpm.vim, (4) gzip_vim, and (5) netrw. NOTE: the originally reported version was 7.1.314, but the researcher actually found this set of issues in 7.1.298. NOTE: the zipplugin issue (originally vector 2 in this identifier) has been subsumed by CVE-2008-3075.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121494431426308&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/30731

http://secunia.com/advisories/32222

http://secunia.com/advisories/32858

http://secunia.com/advisories/32864

http://secunia.com/advisories/33410

http://secunia.com/advisories/34418

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3951

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-457.htm

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

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0247

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/16/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/15/1

http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim.html

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

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

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0618.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493352/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493353/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495319/100/0/threaded

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29715

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020293

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-712-1

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

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1851/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780

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

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43083

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2622

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11109

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6238

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-06-16

Updated: 2018-11-01

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89112VMware ESX Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0004) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
67732Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : vim (ELSA-2008-0617)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
67722Oracle Linux 5 : vim (ELSA-2008-0580)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60500Scientific Linux Security Update : vim on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
45373Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2010-002)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
43697CentOS 5 : vim (CESA-2008:0580)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
41519SuSE 10 Security Update : vim (ZYPP Patch Number 6025)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41283SuSE9 Security Update : ViM (YOU Patch Number 12360)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
40389VMSA-2009-0004 : ESX Service Console updates for openssl, bind, and vimNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
40230openSUSE Security Update : gvim (gvim-561)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
39980openSUSE Security Update : gvim (gvim-561)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
38044Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : vim vulnerabilities (USN-712-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
37794CentOS 3 / 4 : vim (CESA-2008:0617)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
36821Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDVSA-2008:236-1)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
35921openSUSE 10 Security Update : gvim (gvim-6023)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
35764Debian DSA-1733-1 : vim - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
34955RHEL 2.1 : vim (RHSA-2008:0618)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34954RHEL 3 / 4 : vim (RHSA-2008:0617)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34953RHEL 5 : vim (RHSA-2008:0580)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34374Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2008-007)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
33240FreeBSD : vim -- Vim Shell Command Injection Vulnerabilities (30866e6c-3c6d-11dd-98c9-00163e000016)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high