SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : vim (SUSE-SU-2017:1712-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for vim fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-5953: Fixed a possible overflow with corrupted
spell file (bsc#1024724)

- CVE-2017-6350: Fixed a possible overflow when reading a
corrupted undo file (bsc#1027053)

- CVE-2017-6349: Fixed a possible overflow when reading a
corrupted undo file (bsc#1027057) Non security issues
fixed :

- Speed up YAML syntax highlighting (bsc#1018870)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1018870
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1024724
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027053
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027057
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5953.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6349.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6350.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4126c285

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1063=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1063=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1063=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1063=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101108 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5953
CVE-2017-6349
CVE-2017-6350

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