FreeBSD : vim -- arbitrary command execution (c11629d3-c8ad-11e6-ae1b-002590263bf5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mitre reports :

vim before patch 8.0.0056 does not properly validate values for the
'filetype', 'syntax' and 'keymap' options, which may result in the
execution of arbitrary code if a file with a specially crafted
modeline is opened.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4452fdfd
http://www.nessus.org/u?d4541e20
http://www.nessus.org/u?f35b1b10

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: 96118 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94478

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1248

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