FreeBSD : vim -- Command Format String Vulnerability (1ed03222-3c65-11dc-b3d3-0016179b2dd5)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

A format string error in the 'helptags_one()' function in
src/ex_cmds.c when running the 'helptags' command can be exploited to
execute arbitrary code via specially crafted help files.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0a8299b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25802 (freebsd_pkg_1ed032223c6511dcb3d30016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2953

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