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Red Hat: VIM security vulnerability fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
RedHat Linux Updated vim packages that fix a modeline vulnerability are now available.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated VIM packages fix security vulnerability
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:010-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-010.html
Issue date:        2005-01-05
Updated on:        2005-01-05
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2004-1138
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1. Summary:

Updated vim packages that fix a modeline vulnerability are now available.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

VIM (Vi IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi screen-based
editor.

Ciaran McCreesh discovered a modeline vulnerability in VIM.  It is possible
that a malicious user could create a file containing a specially crafted
modeline which could cause arbitrary command execution when viewed by a
victim.  Please note that this issue only affects users who have modelines
and filetype plugins enabled, which is not the default.  The  Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2004-1138
to this issue.

All users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages,
which contain a backported patch for this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages.  To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

    up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

142444 - CAN-2004-1138 vim arbitrary command execution vulnerability

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.19.src.rpm
ec80e6cff8ce3f0324933a86105ba08a  vim-6.0-7.19.src.rpm

i386:
d4ff95dc139d9b246a3b4bb22e56f0a2  vim-X11-6.0-7.19.i386.rpm
d0a4daf9963f0b30d23f8b55b660e7bd  vim-common-6.0-7.19.i386.rpm
5e0f345e8c4149a6e526be1ebcbcaf08  vim-enhanced-6.0-7.19.i386.rpm
49ba3bac9787288f6ed3a6cb76ea3257  vim-minimal-6.0-7.19.i386.rpm

ia64:
f8cf3e2990cf9f01f2e8b92413562f2f  vim-X11-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
c0fcd7546afb8ffe8e059993b357291c  vim-common-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
aaccc710338fc217fcb61f17a859cc75  vim-enhanced-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
86625051f0b0530dc495662a8462f0b8  vim-minimal-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.19.src.rpm
ec80e6cff8ce3f0324933a86105ba08a  vim-6.0-7.19.src.rpm

ia64:
f8cf3e2990cf9f01f2e8b92413562f2f  vim-X11-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
c0fcd7546afb8ffe8e059993b357291c  vim-common-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
aaccc710338fc217fcb61f17a859cc75  vim-enhanced-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm
86625051f0b0530dc495662a8462f0b8  vim-minimal-6.0-7.19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:
4aee80bee3f5e929901423d81fdec9c9  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
c889113a94e55add8fc9ff4a25b7ebf7  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
aa9badc6e92b5d77b970a1155d9df8db  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
5efa3cb764808a07066756537283f7bf  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
cb01ce6b3d6b8229ac834b71604c1a7c  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm

ppc:
ab2a437d98890191fbf02e125ac4e9d8  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ppc.rpm
4b55871f27ef4e3b4615efe69ca34c80  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ppc.rpm
620989f956755a9599f15c31e779ab20  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ppc.rpm
5be5a1eee3b838eede6703a28dde8c5b  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ppc.rpm

s390:
6c35fa52e2fd0026824e2353b7f5d3f8  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390.rpm
b231e358ccbf79bce43ba6fe2c31a696  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390.rpm
cb01c4182855dc24dcbe503deed6333b  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390.rpm
4fd73da1b8d06876e090c624e95bc811  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390.rpm

s390x:
c87e1eaaa9a04c503ba85c39cc9a6d9b  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390x.rpm
50f4f4f629051dbe46257207ba6e4b39  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390x.rpm
52a43a425e87218212e09e129bb8d37a  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390x.rpm
62108052dd87b0bba769f6a000be0f87  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
f524aa992ca4375baac7d336e0872beb  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4cd585c858e2ef474333ac15313a2015  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
3a4f3d6f6b1c782725fdd586d806bc92  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4f6583be9cc3744ac10a24afc3a50b67  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm
6ec356d24ae87a5a028a17a6ca73ae76  vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm

i386:
bc4c3a9f814b0774d1b149a692593b2e  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
24261f2028b06d5da8ca35a87ccc8610  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
a73de031e006487d7ff786d303e9415c  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
4aee80bee3f5e929901423d81fdec9c9  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm

x86_64:
f524aa992ca4375baac7d336e0872beb  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4cd585c858e2ef474333ac15313a2015  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
3a4f3d6f6b1c782725fdd586d806bc92  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4f6583be9cc3744ac10a24afc3a50b67  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm
6ec356d24ae87a5a028a17a6ca73ae76  vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm

i386:
bc4c3a9f814b0774d1b149a692593b2e  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
24261f2028b06d5da8ca35a87ccc8610  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
a73de031e006487d7ff786d303e9415c  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
4aee80bee3f5e929901423d81fdec9c9  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
c889113a94e55add8fc9ff4a25b7ebf7  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
aa9badc6e92b5d77b970a1155d9df8db  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
5efa3cb764808a07066756537283f7bf  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
cb01ce6b3d6b8229ac834b71604c1a7c  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
f524aa992ca4375baac7d336e0872beb  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4cd585c858e2ef474333ac15313a2015  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
3a4f3d6f6b1c782725fdd586d806bc92  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4f6583be9cc3744ac10a24afc3a50b67  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm
6ec356d24ae87a5a028a17a6ca73ae76  vim-6.3.046-0.30E.1.src.rpm

i386:
bc4c3a9f814b0774d1b149a692593b2e  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
24261f2028b06d5da8ca35a87ccc8610  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
a73de031e006487d7ff786d303e9415c  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm
4aee80bee3f5e929901423d81fdec9c9  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
c889113a94e55add8fc9ff4a25b7ebf7  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
aa9badc6e92b5d77b970a1155d9df8db  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
5efa3cb764808a07066756537283f7bf  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm
cb01ce6b3d6b8229ac834b71604c1a7c  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
f524aa992ca4375baac7d336e0872beb  vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4cd585c858e2ef474333ac15313a2015  vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
3a4f3d6f6b1c782725fdd586d806bc92  vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm
4f6583be9cc3744ac10a24afc3a50b67  vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-1138

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.

 
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