Bug 164283 - CAN-2005-2368 vim modeline arbitrary command execution
CAN-2005-2368 vim modeline arbitrary command execution
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
David Lawrence
impact=low,public=20050725,reported=2...
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Reported: 2005-07-26 11:32 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-12 10:15:27 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-07-26 11:32:34 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #164279 +++

A bug was found in vim which can allow a malicious modeline to execute arbitrary
code.

The initial discovery is here:
http://www.guninski.com/where_do_you_want_billg_to_go_today_5.html

The fix for this issue seems to span two patchsets (the second fixes what the
first misses)
ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/6.3/6.3.081
ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/patches/6.3/6.3.082
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-07-26 11:33:55 EDT
This issue should also affect FC3

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