CVE-2008-3432

MEDIUM
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Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the mch_expand_wildcards function in os_unix.c in Vim 6.2 and 6.3 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in filenames, as demonstrated by the netrw.v3 test case.

References

ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/6.2.429

ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/6.3/6.3.059

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/32222

http://secunia.com/advisories/32858

http://secunia.com/advisories/33410

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

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/15/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/01/1

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30648

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

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

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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=455455

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44722

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11203

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5987

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-10-10

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

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
60500Scientific Linux Security Update : vim on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
49167FreeBSD : vim6 -- heap-based overflow while parsing shell metacharacters (f866d2af-bbba-11df-8a8d-0008743bf21a)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
40389VMSA-2009-0004 : ESX Service Console updates for openssl, bind, and vimNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
37794CentOS 3 / 4 : vim (CESA-2008:0617)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
34954RHEL 3 / 4 : vim (RHSA-2008:0617)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34374Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2008-007)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical