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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: vim security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2008:0580-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html
Issue date:        2008-11-25
CVE Names:         CVE-2007-2953 CVE-2008-2712 CVE-2008-3074 
                   CVE-2008-3075 CVE-2008-3076 CVE-2008-4101 
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1. Summary:

Updated vim packages that fix security issues are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

Vim (Visual editor IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi
editor.

Several input sanitization flaws were found in Vim's keyword and tag
handling. If Vim looked up a document's maliciously crafted tag or keyword,
it was possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running Vim.
(CVE-2008-4101)

Multiple security flaws were found in netrw.vim, the Vim plug-in providing
file reading and writing over the network. If a user opened a specially
crafted file or directory with the netrw plug-in, it could result in
arbitrary code execution as the user running Vim. (CVE-2008-3076)

A security flaw was found in zip.vim, the Vim plug-in that handles ZIP
archive browsing. If a user opened a ZIP archive using the zip.vim plug-in,
it could result in arbitrary code execution as the user running Vim.
(CVE-2008-3075)

A security flaw was found in tar.vim, the Vim plug-in which handles TAR
archive browsing. If a user opened a TAR archive using the tar.vim plug-in,
it could result in arbitrary code execution as the user runnin Vim.
(CVE-2008-3074)

Several input sanitization flaws were found in various Vim system
functions. If a user opened a specially crafted file, it was possible to
execute arbitrary code as the user running Vim. (CVE-2008-2712)

Ulf Härnhammar, of Secunia Research, discovered a format string flaw in
Vim's help tag processor. If a user was tricked into executing the
"helptags" command on malicious data, arbitrary code could be executed with
the permissions of the user running Vim. (CVE-2007-2953)

All Vim users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use 
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

248542 - CVE-2007-2953 vim format string flaw
451759 - CVE-2008-2712 vim: command execution via scripts not sanitizing inputs to execute and system
461927 - CVE-2008-4101 vim: arbitrary code execution in commands: K, Control-], g]
467428 - CVE-2008-3074 Vim tar.vim plugin: improper Implementation of shellescape() (arbitrary code execution)
467432 - CVE-2008-3075 Vim zip.vim plugin: improper Implementation of shellescape() (arbitrary code execution)
467439 - CVE-2008-3076 Vim netrw.vim plugin: lack of sanitization throughout netrw.vim can lead to arbitrary code execution

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/vim-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.src.rpm

i386:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm

x86_64:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/vim-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.src.rpm

i386:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.i386.rpm

ia64:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ia64.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ia64.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ia64.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ia64.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ia64.rpm

ppc:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ppc.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ppc.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ppc.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ppc.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.ppc.rpm

s390x:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.s390x.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.s390x.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.s390x.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.s390x.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
vim-X11-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-common-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-debuginfo-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-enhanced-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm
vim-minimal-7.0.109-4.el5_2.4z.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2953
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2712
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3074
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3075
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3076
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4101
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
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