Scientific Linux Security Update : vim on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190715)

High Nessus Plugin ID 126715


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126715

File Name: sl_20190715_vim_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/16

Updated: 2020/02/24

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-X11, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-enhanced, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:vim-minimal, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12735