Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDVSA-2009:047-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where
Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong
handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary
code via Python scripting in the current Vim working directory
(CVE-2009-0316).

This update provides fix for that vulnerability.

Update :

This update also provides updated packages for Mandriva Linux 2008.0.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36407 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-047.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0316

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