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MDKSA-2005:148: 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-2005:148 (vim).



A vulnerability was discovered in the way that vim processed modelines. If a
user with modelines enabled opened a textfile with a specially crafted
modeline, arbitrary commands could be executed.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:148
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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