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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2368

vim 6.3 before 6.3.082, with modelines enabled, allows external user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (1) glob or (2) expand commands of a foldexpr expression for calculating fold levels.
Publish Date : 2005-07-26 Last Update Date : 2010-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 78

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-07-26 2005-07-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:745: vim security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005745 unix
RHSA-2005:745: vim security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050745 unix
vim 6.3 before 6.3.082, with modelines enabled, allows external user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands vi... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11302 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2368

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3.011 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3.025 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3.030 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3.044 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vim Development Group VIM 6.3.081 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vim Development Group VIM 6

- References For CVE-2005-2368

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-745.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:745
http://www.guninski.com/where_do_you_want_billg_to_go_today_5.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-July/035402.html
FULLDISC 20050725 Help poor children in Uganda
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14374
BID 14374 Vim ModeLines Further Variant Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2368

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


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