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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0247-1 gvim vim vim-minimal

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Date: Mon Aug 11 2008 - 18:18:27 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0247-1
Published: 2008-08-11
Products:

    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2     rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:

    Indirect Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions:

    gvim=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1     vim=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1     vim-minimal=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/7.1.326-0.2-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2622

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2712

Description:

    Previous versions of the vim package are vulnerable to an Arbitrary Code     Execution attack in which a user-assisted attacker may execute arbitrary     commands by using a maliciously crafted file to exploit weaknesses in     vim's internal scripting language.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0247

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
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