Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDKSA-2005:029)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered two vulnerabilities in
scripts included with the vim editor. The two scripts, 'tcltags' and
'vimspell.sh' created temporary files in an insecure manner which
could allow a malicious user to execute a symbolic link attack or to
create, or overwrite, arbitrary files with the privileges of the user
invoking the scripts.

The updated packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16302 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-029.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0069

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