Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
Name CVE-2008-6235 First vendor Publication 2009-02-21
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-09-29

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The Netrw plugin (netrw.vim) in Vim 7.0 and 7.1 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename used by the (1) "D" (delete) command or (2) b:netrw_curdir variable, as demonstrated using the netrw.v4 and netrw.v5 test cases.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-6235

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11247
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11247
Title: The Netrw plugin (netrw.vim) in Vim 7.0 and 7.1 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename used by the (1) "D" (delete) command or (2) b:netrw_curdir variable, as demonstrated using the netrw.v4 and netrw.v5 test cases.
Description: The Netrw plugin (netrw.vim) in Vim 7.0 and 7.1 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename used by the (1) "D" (delete) command or (2) b:netrw_curdir variable, as demonstrated using the netrw.v4 and netrw.v5 test cases.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-6235
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22692
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22692
Title: ELSA-2008:0580: vim security update (Moderate)
Description: The Netrw plugin (netrw.vim) in Vim 7.0 and 7.1 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename used by the (1) "D" (delete) command or (2) b:netrw_curdir variable, as demonstrated using the netrw.v4 and netrw.v5 test cases.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2008:0580-01
CVE-2007-2953
CVE-2008-2712
CVE-2008-3074
CVE-2008-3075
CVE-2008-4101
CVE-2008-6235
Version: 29
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): vim
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29232
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29232
Title: RHSA-2008:0580 -- vim security update (Moderate)
Description: Updated vim packages that fix security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Vim (Visual editor IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi editor.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2008:0580
CESA-2008:0580-CentOS 5
CVE-2007-2953
CVE-2008-2712
CVE-2008-3074
CVE-2008-3075
CVE-2008-4101
CVE-2008-6235
Version: 3
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Product(s): vim
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-03-31 Name : SuSE Security Summary SUSE-SR:2009:007
File : nvt/suse_sr_2009_007.nasl
2009-03-06 Name : RedHat Update for vim RHSA-2008:0580-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0580-01_vim.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
52164 Vim Netrw Plugin (netrw.vim) Filename Metacharacter Arbitrary Command Execution

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0580.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2008-0580.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_gvim-090225.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_gvim-090225.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-03-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_gvim-6023.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-11-25 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0580.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.html
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.v2.html
http://www.rdancer.org/vulnerablevim-netrw.v5.html
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/16/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/20/2
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0580.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/34418
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00004.html

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