Fedora 24 : 2:vim (2017-9b2cf468d5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97426


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The newest upstream commit, fixing CVE-2017-5953 vim: Tree length values not validated properly when handling a spell file

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected 2:vim package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97426

File Name: fedora_2017-9b2cf468d5.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/28

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:2:vim, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5953