openSUSE Security Update : gvim (gvim-561)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The VI Improved editor (vim) was updated to version 7.2.108 to fix
various security problems and other bugs.

CVE-2008-4677: The netrw plugin sent credentials to all servers.
CVE-2009-0316: The python support used a search path including the
current directory, allowing code injection when python code was used.
CVE-2008-2712: Arbitrary code execution in vim helper plugins
filetype.vim, zipplugin, xpm.vim, gzip_vim, and netrw were fixed.
CVE-2008-3074: tarplugin code injection CVE-2008-3075: zipplugin code
injection CVE-2008-3076: several netrw bugs, code injection
CVE-2008-6235: code injection in the netrw plugin CVE-2008-4677:
credential disclosure by netrw plugin

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gvim packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39980 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2712

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