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FreeBSD Ports: vim, vim-lite, vim+ruby

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: vim vim-lite vim+ruby CVE-2004-1138 VIM before 6.3 and gVim before 6.3 allow local users to execute arbitrary commands via a file containing a crafted modeline that is executed when the file is viewed using options such as (1) termcap, (2) printdevice, (3) titleold, (4) filetype, (5) syntax, (6) backupext, (7) keymap, (8) patchmode, or (9) langmenu.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/6.3/6.3.045 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vimdev/message/38084 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/bd9fc2bf-5ffe-11d9-a11a-000a95bc6fae.html

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