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CVE-2008-2712 Detail

Description

Vim 7.1.314, 6.4, and other versions allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via Vim scripts that do not properly sanitize inputs before invoking the execute or system functions, as demonstrated using (1) filetype.vim, (3) xpm.vim, (4) gzip_vim, and (5) netrw. NOTE: the originally reported version was 7.1.314, but the researcher actually found this set of issues in 7.1.298. NOTE: the zipplugin issue (originally vector 2 in this identifier) has been subsumed by CVE-2008-3075.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/16/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121494431426308&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3951
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-457.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-001.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0247
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:236
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/16/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/15/1
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0617.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0618.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493352/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493353/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495319/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502322/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29715
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020293
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-712-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1851/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0033
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0904
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43083
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2622
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11109
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6238

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11109
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11109
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6238
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6238

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2712
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018