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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844653
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for vim (USN-4582-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'vim'; package(s) announced via the USN-4582-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'vim'
package(s) announced via the USN-4582-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled permissions on the .swp
file. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive
information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-17087)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled restricted mode. A local
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass restricted mode and
execute arbitrary commands. Note: This update only makes executing shell
commands more difficult. Restricted mode should not be considered a
complete security measure. (CVE-2019-20807)

Affected Software/OS:
'vim' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
4.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17087
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-20807
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