Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:148: 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-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 :
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.