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Immunix OS Security Advisory: vim

Mar 30, 2001, 21:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Kroah-Hartman)

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 09:14:45 -0800
From: Greg KH greg@WIREX.COM
To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM
Subject: Immunix OS Security update for vim


        Immunix OS Security Advisory

Packages updated:       vim
Affected products:      Immunix OS 6.2, 7.0-beta, and 7.0
Bugs Fixed:             immunix/1521
Date:                   March 28, 2001
Advisory ID:            IMNX-2001-70-011-01
Author:                 Greg Kroah-Hartman 

Description:

An attacker could embed malicious VIM control codes into a file, and as soon as any user opened that file in vim-enhanced or vim-X11 with the status line option enabled in .vimrc, the commands would be executed as that user. For more information on this see
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vim/message/17299

Packages have been created and released that fix these problems.

Package names and locations:

Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 6.2 are available at:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/vim-X11-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/vim-common-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/vim-enhanced-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/RPMS/vim-minimal-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm

Source package for Immunix 6.2 is available at:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/SRPMS/vim-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.src.rpm

Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 are available at:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/vim-X11-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/vim-common-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/vim-enhanced-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/RPMS/vim-minimal-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm

Source package for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 is available at:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/SRPMS/vim-5.7-8_imnx.src.rpm

md5sums of the packages:
e67b0e47c0f9951100d29961008e120c vim-X11-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
2153e3c0cb891e5cc1040bc3f6b21db4 vim-common-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
02a2fcab853fa1138f01777f9bb97948 vim-enhanced-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
20481bbbfe07a7eeb9eca16be74aeb6c vim-minimal-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.i386.rpm
442d3198d10d42e164fa792f3696ac94 vim-5.7-0.6x_StackGuard.src.rpm

e60540c7e159ee6c989a3f51436bb4b9 vim-X11-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
23780ce98f4482d4ff1b80c6df23b1a3 vim-common-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
47de143756db2a52d84e54b55b28ef0a vim-enhanced-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
6ad7c0aecef55646c2c7e3ce28c6f786 vim-minimal-5.7-8_imnx.i386.rpm
786e710e03f43da5336e083f7c06847b vim-5.7-8_imnx.src.rpm
Online version of all Immunix 6.2 updates and advisories:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/6.2/updates/

Online version of all Immunix 7.0-beta updates and advisories:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0-beta/updates/

Online version of all Immunix 7.0 updates and advisories:
http://immunix.org/ImmunixOS/7.0/updates/

NOTE:
Ibiblio is graciously mirroring our updates, so if the links above are slow, please try:
ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/immunix/
or one of the many mirrors available at:
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/MIRRORS.html