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VIM before 6.3 and gVim before 6.3 allow local users to execute arbitrary commands via a file containing a crafted modeline that is executed when the file is viewed using options such as (1) termcap (2) printdevice (3) titleold (4) filetype (5) syntax (6) backupext (7) keymap (8) patchmode or (9) langmenu.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9571

VIM before 6.3 and gVim before 6.3 allow local users to execute arbitrary commands via a file containing a crafted modeline that is executed when the file is viewed using options such as (1) termcap (2) printdevice (3) titleold (4) filetype (5) syntax (6) backupext (7) keymap (8) patchmode or (9) langmenu.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-1138
Product(s):