SuSE9 Security Update : ViM (YOU Patch Number 12360)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The VI Improved editor (vim) received bugfixes for some code execution

- Arbitrary code execution in vim helper plugins
filetype.vim, zipplugin, xpm.vim, gzip_vim, and netrw
were fixed. (CVE-2008-2712)

- Arbitrary code execution when pressing K, ctrl-] or g]
depending on the text under the cursor. (CVE-2008-4101)

- The netrw plugin sent credentials to all servers.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12360.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41283 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2712

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