CentOS 7 : vim (CESA-2019:1619)

High Nessus Plugin ID 126387

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for vim is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Vim (Vi IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi editor.

Security Fix(es) :

* vim/neovim: ':source!' command allows arbitrary command execution via modelines (CVE-2019-12735)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected vim packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?114d207f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126387

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-1619.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/02

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:vim-X11, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:vim-enhanced, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:vim-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:vim-minimal, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12735

RHSA: 2019:1619