|Bugzilla:||481565: CVE-2009-0316 vim: untrusted python modules search path|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in src/if_python.c in the Python interface in Vim before 7.2.045 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983), as demonstrated by an erroneous search path for plugin/bike.vim in bicyclerepair.
This issue does not affect vim as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This issue does affect vim in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low
security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information
regarding issue severity can be found here:
Red Hat security errata
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