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-4309-1First vendor Publication2020-03-23
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2020-03-23
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

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 sources. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (CVE-2017-1110)

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 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. (CVE-2017-5953)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.06 LTS. (CVE-2018-20786)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-20079)

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 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-6349, CVE-2017-6350)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.10:
vim 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1
vim-common 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1
vim-gui-common 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1
vim-runtime 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
vim 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3
vim-common 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3
vim-gui-common 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3
vim-runtime 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
vim 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4
vim-common 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4
vim-gui-common 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4
vim-runtime 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
vim 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1
vim-common 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1
vim-gui-common 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1
vim-runtime 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
vim 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3
vim-common 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3
vim-gui-common 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3
vim-runtime 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4309-1
CVE-2017-11109, CVE-2017-5953, CVE-2017-6349, CVE-2017-6350,
CVE-2018-20786, CVE-2019-20079

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vim/2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4309-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-190Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
17 %CWE-476NULL Pointer Dereference
17 %CWE-416Use After Free
17 %CWE-200Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application39
Application1
Application5477

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

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File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0006.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-06-28Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1171.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-04Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_420243e9a84011e7b5afa4badb2f4699.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-08Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1148.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-08Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1149.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-19Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1030.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
2017-03-10Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-850.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-06Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-e9171a0c00.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-8494d0142c.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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