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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55132
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:745
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:745.

VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is a version of the vi editor.

A bug was found in the way VIM processes modelines. If a user with
modelines enabled opens a text file with a carefully crafted modeline,
arbitrary commands may be executed as the user running VIM. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2368
to this issue.

Users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve 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-2005-745.html

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14374
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2368
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14374
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-July/035402.html
http://www.guninski.com/where_do_you_want_billg_to_go_today_5.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11302
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-745.html
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