Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title Neovim vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-4016-2First 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

Summary:

Neovim could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description: - neovim: heavily refactored vim fork

Details:

It was discovered that Neovim 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:
neovim 0.3.4-1ubuntu0.19.04.1
neovim-runtime 0.3.4-1ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.10:
neovim 0.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
neovim-runtime 0.3.1-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4016-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4016-1
CVE-2019-12735

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/neovim/0.3.4-1ubuntu0.19.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/neovim/0.3.1-1ubuntu0.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4016-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-78Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application6953

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DateInformations
2019-06-11 21:18:53
  • First insertion