FreeBSD : vim -- multiple vulnerabilities in the netrw module (0e1e3789-d87f-11dd-8ecd-00163e000016)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jan Minar reports :

Applying the ``D'' to a file with a crafted file name, or inside a
directory with a crafted directory name, can lead to arbitrary code

Lack of sanitization throughout Netrw can lead to arbitrary code
execution upon opening a directory with a crafted name.

The Vim Netrw Plugin shares the FTP user name and password across all
FTP sessions. Every time Vim makes a new FTP connection, it sends the
user name and password of the previous FTP session to the FTP server.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35283 (freebsd_pkg_0e1e3789d87f11dd8ecd00163e000016.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3076

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