FreeBSD : vim6 -- heap-based overflow while parsing shell metacharacters (f866d2af-bbba-11df-8a8d-0008743bf21a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description for CVE-2008-3432 says :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the mch_expand_wildcards function in
os_unix.c in Vim 6.2 and 6.3 allows user-assisted attackers to execute
arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in filenames, as demonstrated
by the netrw.v3 test case.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/15/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?5e18f532

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49167 (freebsd_pkg_f866d2afbbba11df8a8d0008743bf21a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3432

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