openSUSE Security Update : neovim (openSUSE-2019-1759)

high Nessus Plugin ID 126899
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This update for neovim fixes the following issues :

neovim was updated to version 0.3.7 :

- CVE-2019-12735: source should check sandbox (boo#1137443)

- migrate to linuxdeploy

Version Update to version 0.3.5 :

- options: properly reset directories on 'autochdir'

- Remove MSVC optimization workaround for SHM_ALL

- Make SHM_ALL to a variable instead of a compound literal #define

- doc: mention 'pynvim' module rename

- screen: don't crash when drawing popupmenu with 'rightleft' option

- look-behind match may use the wrong line number

- :terminal : set topline based on window height

- :recover : Fix crash on non-existent *.swp

Version Update to version 0.3.4 :

- test: add tests for conceal cursor movement

- display: unify ursorline and concealcursor redraw logic

Version Update to version 0.3.3 :

- health/provider: Check for available pynvim when neovim mod is missing

- python#CheckForModule: Use the given module string instead of hard-coding pynvim

- (health.provider)/python: Import the neovim, rather than pynvim, module

- TUI: Konsole DECSCUSR fixup

Version Update to version 0.3.2:-

- Features

- clipboard: support Custom VimL functions (#9304)

- win/TUI: improve terminal/console support (#9401)

- startup: Use $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS/nvim/sysinit.vim if exists (#9077)

- support mapping in more places (#9299)

- diff/highlight: show underline for low-priority CursorLine (#9028)

- signs: Add 'nuhml' argument (#9113)

- clipboard: support Wayland (#9230)

- TUI: add support for undercurl and underline color (#9052)

- man.vim: soft (dynamic) wrap (#9023)


- API: implement object namespaces (#6920)

- API: implement nvim_win_set_buf() (#9100)

- API: virtual text annotations (nvim_buf_set_virtual_text) (#8180)

- API: add nvim_buf_is_loaded() (#8660)

- API: nvm_buf_get_offset_for_line (#8221)

- API/UI: ext_newgrid, ext_histate (#8221)

- UI

- TUI: use BCE again more often (smoother resize) (#8806)

- screen: add missing status redraw when redraw_later(CLEAR) was used (#9315)

- TUI: clip invalid regions on resize (#8779)

- TUI: improvements for scrolling and clearing (#9193)

- TUI: disable clearing almost everywhere (#9143)

- TUI: always use safe cursor movement after resize (#9079)

- ui_options: also send when starting or from OptionSet (#9211)

- TUI: Avoid reset_color_cursor_color in old VTE (#9191)

- Don't erase screen on :hi Normal during startup (#9021)

- TUI: Hint wrapped lines to terminals (#8915)


- RPC: turn errors from async calls into notifications

- TUI: Restore terminal title via 'title stacking' (#9407)

- genappimage: Unset $ARGV0 at invocation (#9376)

- TUI: Konsole 18.07.70 supports DECSCUSR (#9364)

- provider: improve error message (#9344)

- runtime/syntax: Fix highlighting of autogroup contents (#9328)

- VimL/confirm(): Show dialog even if :silent (#9297)

- clipboard: prefer xclip (#9302)

- provider/nodejs: fix npm, yarn detection

- channel: avoid buffering output when only terminal is active (#9218)

- ruby: detect rbenv shims for other versions (#8733)

- third-party/unibilium: Fix parsing of extended capabilitiy entries (#9123)

- jobstart(): Fix hang on non-executable cwd (#9204)

- provide/nodejs: Simultaneously query npm and yarn (#9054)

- undo: Fix infinite loop if undo_read_byte returns EOF (#2880)

- 'swapfile: always show dialog' (#9034)

- Add to the system-wide configuration file extension of runtimepath by /usr/share/vim/site, so that neovim uses other Vim plugins installed from packages.

- Add /usr/share/vim/site tree of directories to be owned by neovim as well.


Update the affected neovim packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126899

File Name: openSUSE-2019-1759.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/22/2019

Updated: 9/23/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1


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


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:novell:opensuse:neovim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:neovim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:neovim-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:neovim-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12735