BugTraq
rPSA-2008-0247-1 gvim vim vim-minimal Aug 11 2008 06:18PM
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0247-1
Published: 2008-08-11
Products:
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
Indirect Deterministic Unauthorized Access
Updated Versions:
gvim=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1
vim=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1
vim-minimal=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2622

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2712

Description:
Previous versions of the vim package are vulnerable to an Arbitrary Code
Execution attack in which a user-assisted attacker may execute arbitrary
commands by using a maliciously crafted file to exploit weaknesses in
vim's internal scripting language.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0247

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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