Debian DLA-1030-1 : vim security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101791

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Vim 8.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted source (aka
-S) file.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2:7.3.547-7+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/07/msg00023.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/vim

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101791

File Name: debian_DLA-1030.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/19

Updated: 2018/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-athena, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-gnome, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-gtk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-gui-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-lesstif, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-nox, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-runtime, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-tiny, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11109