Upstream information

CVE-2007-2438 at MITRE

Description

The sandbox for vim allows dangerous functions such as (1) writefile, (2) feedkeys, and (3) system, which might allow user-assisted attackers to execute shell commands and write files via modelines.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 270496 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 304172 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4