SuSE 10 Security Update : gvim and vim (ZYPP Patch Number 4821)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31189


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


Vim allows to open content via external programs if the argument contains a 'http:' sub-string. It insecurely invoked external web browsers to fetch the remote content.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4821.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31189

File Name: suse_gvim-4821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/26

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/12