openSUSE Security Update : vim (openSUSE-2017-280)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97289

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New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for vim fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-5953: Fixed a possible overflow with corrupted spell file (bsc#1024724)

Solution

Update the affected vim packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024724

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97289

File Name: openSUSE-2017-280.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/21/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:gvim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:gvim-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:vim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:vim-data:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:vim-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:vim-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5953