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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:122

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:122.

VIM (Vi IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi screen-based

The Debian Security Audit Project discovered an insecure temporary file
usage in VIM. A local user could overwrite or create files as a different
user who happens to run one of the the vulnerable utilities. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0069 to this issue.

All users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain a backported patche for this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0069
Bugtraq: 20050118 [USN-61-1] vim vulnerabilities (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: vim-symlink(18870)
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