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CVE-2017-1000382 Detail

Current Description

VIM version 8.0.1187 (and other versions most likely) ignores umask when creating a swap file ("[ORIGINAL_FILENAME].swp") resulting in files that may be world readable or otherwise accessible in ways not intended by the user running the vi binary.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/31/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000382
Original release date:
10/31/2017
Last revised:
11/27/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=120 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=120
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/10/31/1 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20171031 Fw: Security risk of vim swap files

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:vim:vim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 8.0.1187

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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