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CVE-2007-2438

Published: 2 May 2007

The sandbox for vim allows dangerous functions such as (1) writefile, (2) feedkeys, and (3) system, which might allow user-assisted attackers to execute shell commands and write files via modelines.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
vim
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable

edgy
Released (7.0-035+1ubuntu5.2)
feisty
Released (7.0-164+1ubuntu7.2)
upstream Needs triage