Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDKSA-2007:101)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in vim 7.0's modeline processing capabilities was
discovered where a user with modelines enabled could open a text file
containing a carefully crafted modeline, executing arbitrary commands
as the user running vim.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25191 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-101.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2438

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