CVE-2007-2953 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the helptags_one function in src/ex_cmds.c in Vim 6.4 and earlier, and 7.x up to 7.1, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a help-tags tag in a help file, related to the helptags command.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (08/06/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248542 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/7.1/7.1.039 Patch 
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-001.htm
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-August/001770.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1364
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:168
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:236
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0617.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/475076/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502322/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25095 Patch 
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-505-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2687
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0033
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0904
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35655
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1595
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11549
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6463

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2953
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018
Source:
MITRE