SuSE 10 Security Update : vim and gvim (ZYPP Patch Number 4095)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 29456
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VPR Score: 5.5


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of Vim addresses a format-string bug in 'helptags'. This bug can be exploited to execute code with the privileges of the user running Vim. (CVE-2007-2953)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4095.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29456

File Name: suse_gvim-4095.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: undefined

Patch Publication Date: 8/15/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2953