openSUSE 10 Security Update : gvim (gvim-4822)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31190


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected gvim packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31190

File Name: suse_gvim-4822.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/26

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gvim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-enhanced, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/12