SuSE 10 Security Update : vim (ZYPP Patch Number 6025)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41519
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Synopsis

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

Description

The VI Improved editor (vim) received bugfixes for some code execution problems.

- Arbitrary code execution in vim helper plugins filetype.vim, zipplugin, xpm.vim, gzip_vim, and netrw were fix ed. CVE-2008-4101: Arbitrary code execution when pressing K, ctrl-] or g] depending on the text under the cursor. (CVE-2008-2712)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 6025.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2712.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4101.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41519

File Name: suse_gvim-6025.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

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: 2/25/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2712, CVE-2008-4101

CWE: 20