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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2003:012: 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 MDKSA-2003:012 (vim).

A vulnerability was discovered in vim by Georgi Guninski that allows 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 :
Threat Level: High

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