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Mandrake: vim abritrary command execution vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake A vulnerability was discovered in vim by Georgi Guninski that allows arbitrary command execution using the libcall feature found in modelines.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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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
________________________________________________________________________

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.
________________________________________________________________________

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

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
________________________________________________________________________

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
________________________________________________________________________

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

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  

 
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