CVE-2008-3076 Detail

Current Description

The Netrw plugin 125 in netrw.vim in Vim 7.2a.10 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in filenames used by the execute and system functions within the (1) mz and (2) mc commands, as demonstrated by the netrw.v2 and netrw.v3 test cases. NOTE: this issue reportedly exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2712.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (02/25/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Vim packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. Note: This CVE is mentioned in the text of RHSA-2008:0580 (https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html), as it was originally used to track multiple issues. Issues that affected Vim packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 were later assigned separate CVE identifier - CVE-2008-6235. Neither of issues currently covered by CVE-2008-3076 (insufficient shell escaping in mz and mc commands) affected Vim packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=506919
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121494431426308&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=122416184431388&w=2 Exploit 
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0324
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:236
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/07/1 Exploit 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/07/4 Exploit  Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/08/12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/20/2
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.html Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.v2.html Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30115 Exploit 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43624

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3076
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE