CVE-2008-4101 Detail

Current Description

Vim 3.0 through 7.x before 7.2.010 does not properly escape characters, which allows user-assisted attackers to (1) execute arbitrary shell commands by entering a K keystroke on a line that contains a ";" (semicolon) followed by a command, or execute arbitrary Ex commands by entering an argument after a (2) "Ctrl-]" (control close-square-bracket) or (3) "g]" (g close-square-bracket) keystroke sequence, a different issue than CVE-2008-2712.


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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/7.2/7.2.010 Exploit 
http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/attach/9290f26f9bc11b33/K-arbitrary-command-execution.patch.v3?part=2
http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/attach/dd32ad3a84f36bb2/K-arbitrary-command-execution.patch?part=2 Patch 
http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/browse_thread/thread/1434d0812b5c817e/6ad2d5b50a96668e Exploit 
http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/msg/9290f26f9bc11b33 Patch 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
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://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:236
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/11/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/11/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/16/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/16/6
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-K.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/1/495662
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495703
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502322/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30795
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-712-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0004.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0033
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0904
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461927
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44626
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10894
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5812

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-2008-4101
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE