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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1377

vim 6.0 and 6.1, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands using the libcall feature in modelines, which are not sandboxed but may be executed when vim is used to edit a malicious file, as demonstrated using mutt.
Publish Date : 2002-12-23 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2002-12-12
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1377

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vim Development Group VIM 5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vim Development Group VIM 11

- References For CVE-2002-1377

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2002-December/002948.html
FULLDISC 20021213 Some vim problems, yet still vim much better than windows
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108077992208690&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040331 OpenLinux: vim arbitrary commands execution through modelines
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/55700
SUNALERT 55700
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:012
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:012
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-302.html
REDHAT RHSA-2002:302
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6384
BID 6384 VIM ModeLines Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://www.guninski.com/vim1.html
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/10835
XF vim-modeline-command-execution(10835)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-297.html
REDHAT RHSA-2002:297
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000812
CONECTIVA CLA-2004:812

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1377

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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