CVE-2008-2712 Detail

Current 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.


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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
11/01/2018
Source:
MITRE