CVE-2008-6235

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Description

The Netrw plugin (netrw.vim) in Vim 7.0 and 7.1 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename used by the (1) "D" (delete) command or (2) b:netrw_curdir variable, as demonstrated using the netrw.v4 and netrw.v5 test cases.

References

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/34418

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/16/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/20/2

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

http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.v2.html

http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.v5.html

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

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11247

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-02-21

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-78

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

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67722Oracle Linux 5 : vim (ELSA-2008-0580)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
43697CentOS 5 : vim (CESA-2008:0580)NessusCentOS 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
35921openSUSE 10 Security Update : gvim (gvim-6023)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
34953RHEL 5 : vim (RHSA-2008:0580)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high