RHEL 6 : vim (RHSA-2019:1774)

high Nessus Plugin ID 126710
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for vim is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1774

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-12735

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126710

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1774.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2019

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-X11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-enhanced, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:vim-minimal, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12735

RHSA: 2019:1774