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CVE-2007-2438

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2007-04-26
Bugzilla: 238734: CVE-2007-2438 vim-7 modeline security issue

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The sandbox for vim allows dangerous functions such as (1) writefile, (2) feedkeys, and (3) system, which might allow user-assisted attackers to execute shell commands and write files via modelines.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2438 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (vim) RHSA-2007:0346 May 09, 2007

External References

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