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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51697
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:122
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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
editor.

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 (cve.mitre.org) 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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-122.html
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=289560

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0069
Bugtraq: 20050118 [USN-61-1] vim vulnerabilities (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110608387001863&w=2
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2343
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9402
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-036.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-122.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1012938
http://secunia.com/advisories/13841/
XForce ISS Database: vim-symlink(18870)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18870
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