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Fedora Core 3 2005-741: vim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the vim package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-741 (vim).
VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is an updated and improved version of the
vi editor. Vi was the first real screen-based editor for UNIX, and is
still very popular. VIM improves on vi by adding new features:
multiple windows, multi-level undo, block highlighting and more.
This update is supposed to fix GTK2 dependency problems of
the vim-6.3.086-0.fc3 package.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=818
Threat Level: High
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