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Home » Hacking News » MDKSA-2003:012 - Updated vim packages fix arbitrary command execution vulnerabil

MDKSA-2003:012 - Updated vim packages fix arbitrary command execution vulnerabil

by Nikola Strahija on February 4th, 2003 A vulnerability was discovered in vim by Georgi Guninski that allows arbitrary command execution using the libcall feature found in modelines. A patch to fix this problem was introduced in vim 6.1 patchlevel 265. This patch has been applied to the provided update packages.


Package name: vim
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:012
Date: February 3rd, 2003

Affected versions: 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0,
Multi Network Firewall 8.2,
Single Network Firewall 7.2
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered in vim by Georgi Guninski that allows
arbitrary command execution using the libcall feature found in modelines.
A patch to fix this problem was introduced in vim 6.1 patchlevel 265.
This patch has been applied to the provided update packages.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-1377
http://www.guninski.com/vim1.html
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Updated Packages:

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
e62b907dd9bc290db9a5d5900feac367 7.2/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
0b12782f73387ff9093e8ce185e97e82 7.2/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
f7561a4602c9acfd1b37076770fe7c46 7.2/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
09f80b47a4212450a45fa1043d349c33 7.2/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
d0800362fc610cbb87beb9f3d9d1acf7 7.2/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.0:
4d9f0bfee91838d6c53a9f309610ffad 8.0/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
a210af2a18f4ba042376c922e6a536fc 8.0/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
a31f7d72537c6c3b62df50503641a2c3 8.0/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
47270a4e22cbfe26f17c956543579af3 8.0/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 8.0/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.0/PPC:
ebeca31f7c4b907fd5fda1689c2384e8 ppc/8.0/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.ppc.rpm
34834a9c4e4c172f2c1499b7767ee103 ppc/8.0/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.ppc.rpm
afe96fb6447a6ef42360a35c2a383de9 ppc/8.0/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.ppc.rpm
2b8fc174cdaf6563951405cce723531c ppc/8.0/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.ppc.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 ppc/8.0/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.1:
d42a33d13880ce5c1dd9c285691f41fa 8.1/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
4ed951a7f9b053a7a9d24e7ea1be67c9 8.1/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
61a0f648cdc42753672d2702b226e5e0 8.1/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
4d36b92829b9258d0591fcc8e7401f10 8.1/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 8.1/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.1/IA64:
4159e1bcf5f22cd150610e3f5d88a0d0 ia64/8.1/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.ia64.rpm
ed436066882de3fdce84851706a3ea65 ia64/8.1/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.ia64.rpm
1d2c6e773b971c7fce8fe264f2493b3b ia64/8.1/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.ia64.rpm
9c099217dba8ebffee5f7fe626db9026 ia64/8.1/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.ia64.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 ia64/8.1/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2:
a6d2071eb37105aec6242c1ceeca979b 8.2/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
a111ab20a77dcb625c20d1874b0ce91d 8.2/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
77c31c1ebc1eb41c6f9f3b78c9f00b34 8.2/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
61ca6d154283f12fbf2eb417103c03e7 8.2/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 8.2/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
993235cea1a3535697cd8a47d8064766 ppc/8.2/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.3mdk.ppc.rpm
ff1ddc1f0df266eece315314ea3e1b0b ppc/8.2/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.3mdk.ppc.rpm
3d71a31270ac817c84cb9db1df4ba53d ppc/8.2/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.3mdk.ppc.rpm
278380bf389d2c0a58771a61f82251ea ppc/8.2/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.3mdk.ppc.rpm
eab938b78ab2aa578979c86e44aaf4a9 ppc/8.2/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.3mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.0:
5e7eac6c390caf51751b7dea6ba6a1a5 9.0/RPMS/vim-X11-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
1526a529ac06942ff5b34935d71d48e9 9.0/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
bf9fda1e219dad2497efe0b8d42ef263 9.0/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
fbb42d4346a7dbbda450896c46b30e2b 9.0/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 9.0/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
a111ab20a77dcb625c20d1874b0ce91d mnf8.2/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
77c31c1ebc1eb41c6f9f3b78c9f00b34 mnf8.2/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
61ca6d154283f12fbf2eb417103c03e7 mnf8.2/RPMS/vim-minimal-6.1-34.1mdk.i586.rpm
6b905a4b36354e315449ce7da6ce7622 mnf8.2/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.1mdk.src.rpm

Single Network Firewall 7.2:
0b12782f73387ff9093e8ce185e97e82 snf7.2/RPMS/vim-common-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
f7561a4602c9acfd1b37076770fe7c46 snf7.2/RPMS/vim-enhanced-6.1-34.2mdk.i586.rpm
d0800362fc610cbb87beb9f3d9d1acf7 snf7.2/SRPMS/vim-6.1-34.2mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate. The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm". A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package. You can do this with the command:

rpm --checksig

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security. You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com


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