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
  • gvim >= 7.2-8.8
  • vim >= 7.2-8.8
  • vim-base >= 7.2-8.8
  • vim-data >= 7.2-8.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA gvim
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • gvim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-base >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-data >= 7.2-8.15.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA gvim
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • gvim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-base >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-data >= 7.2-8.15.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA gvim
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • gvim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-base >= 7.2-8.15.2
  • vim-data >= 7.2-8.15.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA gvim