SuSE 10 Security Update : gvim and vim (ZYPP Patch Number 4821)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Vim allows to open content via external programs if the argument
contains a 'http:' sub-string. It insecurely invoked external web
browsers to fetch the remote content.

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4821.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31189 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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