openSUSE Security Update : vim (openSUSE-2017-788)

High Nessus Plugin ID 101285


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for vim fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-5953: Fixed a possible overflow with corrupted spell file (bsc#1024724)

- CVE-2017-6350: Fixed a possible overflow when reading a corrupted undo file (bsc#1027053)

- CVE-2017-6349: Fixed a possible overflow when reading a corrupted undo file (bsc#1027057)

Non security issues fixed :

- Speed up YAML syntax highlighting (bsc#1018870)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected vim packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101285

File Name: openSUSE-2017-788.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/07

Modified: 2017/07/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gvim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gvim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5953, CVE-2017-6349, CVE-2017-6350