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CVE-2019-20807

Published: 28 May 2020

In Vim before 8.1.0881, users can circumvent the rvim restricted mode and execute arbitrary OS commands via scripting interfaces (e.g., Python, Ruby, or Lua).

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vim
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Not vulnerable
(2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5)
bionic
Released (2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.4)
trusty
Released (2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm4)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5)
impish Not vulnerable
(2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5)
upstream
Released (2:8.1.2136-1)
xenial
Released (2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/8c62a08faf89663e5633dc5036cd8695c80f1075
upstream: https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/54d6fe5e60c0c488a424c078963ead40ae7dc397

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.3
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact Low
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L