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RHSA-2005-745: vim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the vim packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated vim packages that fix a security issue are now available.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.
VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is a version of the vi editor.
A bug was found in the way VIM processes modelines. If a user with
modelines enabled opens a text file with a carefully crafted modeline,
arbitrary commands may be executed as the user running VIM. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2368
to this issue.
Users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve this issue.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-745.html
Threat Level: High
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