Debian DLA-1444-1 : vim-syntastic security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111357

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2018-11319 The improper handling of search for configuration files might be exploited for arbitrary code execution via a malicious gcc plugin.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.0-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim-syntastic 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 vim-syntastic package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00036.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/vim-syntastic

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111357

File Name: debian_DLA-1444.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-syntastic, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11319