Commit 70a033ca authored by Lev Lamberov's avatar Lev Lamberov

[SECURITY] [DSA 4467-1] vim security update

parent 33b97c7e
<define-tag pagetitle>DSA-4467-1 vim</define-tag>
<define-tag report_date>2019-6-18</define-tag>
<define-tag secrefs>CVE-2019-12735</define-tag>
<define-tag packages>vim</define-tag>
<define-tag isvulnerable>yes</define-tag>
<define-tag fixed>yes</define-tag>
<define-tag fixed-section>no</define-tag>
#use wml::debian::security
</dl>
<define-tag description>security update</define-tag>
<define-tag moreinfo>
<p>User <q>Arminius</q> discovered a vulnerability in Vim, an enhanced version of the
standard UNIX editor Vi (Vi IMproved). The <q>Common vulnerabilities and
exposures project</q> identifies the following problem:</p>
<p>Editors typically provide a way to embed editor configuration commands (aka
modelines) which are executed once a file is opened, while harmful commands
are filtered by a sandbox mechanism. It was discovered that the <q>source</q>
command (used to include and execute another file) was not filtered, allowing
shell command execution with a carefully crafted file opened in Vim.</p>
<p>For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.0.0197-4+deb9u2.</p>
<p>We recommend that you upgrade your vim packages.</p>
<p>For the detailed security status of vim please refer to
its security tracker page at:
<a href="https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vim">\
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vim</a></p>
</define-tag>
# do not modify the following line
#include "$(ENGLISHDIR)/security/2019/dsa-4467.data"
# $Id: $
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