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MDKSA-2003:012: vim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the vim package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:012 (vim).


A vulnerability was discovered in vim by Georgi Guninski that permits arbitrary
command execution using the libcall feature found in modelines. A patch to fix
this problem was introduced in vim 6.1 patchlevel 265. This patch has been
applied to the provided update packages.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:012
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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