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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 : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:148
Threat Level: High
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