SuSE9 Security Update : vim and gvim (YOU Patch Number 11722)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41148
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 11722.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-2953.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41148

File Name: suse9_11722.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2953