Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title Vim vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-4016-1First vendor Publication2019-06-11
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-06-11
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Vim.

Software Description: - vim: Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor

Details:

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-5953)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-12735)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
vim 2:8.1.0320-1ubuntu3.1
vim-common 2:8.1.0320-1ubuntu3.1
vim-gui-common 2:8.1.0320-1ubuntu3.1
vim-runtime 2:8.1.0320-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 18.10:
vim 2:8.0.1766-1ubuntu1.1
vim-common 2:8.0.1766-1ubuntu1.1
vim-gui-common 2:8.0.1766-1ubuntu1.1
vim-runtime 2:8.0.1766-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
vim 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.1
vim-common 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.1
vim-gui-common 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.1
vim-runtime 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
vim 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.3
vim-common 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.3
vim-gui-common 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.3
vim-runtime 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4016-1
CVE-2017-5953, CVE-2019-12735

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:8.1.0320-1ubuntu3.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:8.0.1766-1ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.3

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4016-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-190Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
50 %CWE-78Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application17
Application7053

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-08-17Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0006.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-07Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-788.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-05Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-1775-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-29Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-1712-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-23Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201706-26.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-01Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1033.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-01Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1034.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-30Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2017-809.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-02-28Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-9b2cf468d5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-02-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-280.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-02-15Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-595fec72ef.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-02-14Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3786.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-02-13Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-822.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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