Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2005-745: vim


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-745: vim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the vim packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated vim packages that fix a security issue are now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is a version of the vi editor.

A bug was found in the way VIM processes modelines. If a user with
modelines enabled opens a text file with a carefully crafted modeline,
arbitrary commands may be executed as the user running VIM. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2368
to this issue.

Users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-745.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

Rare Commodore Amiga OS 3.5 cd rom kickstart in plastic
$30.0
Rare Commodore Amiga OS 3.5 cd rom kickstart  in plastic pictureRare NEW Commodore Amiga Vision professional interactive multimedia software
$30.0
Rare NEW Commodore Amiga Vision professional interactive multimedia software pictureRare Commodore Amiga software development kit
$40.0
Rare Commodore Amiga software development kit   picture Commodore Amiga Hardware reference manual 1986
$9.99
 Commodore Amiga Hardware  reference manual 1986 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.