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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-12735

getchar.c in Vim before 8.1.1365 and Neovim before 0.3.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via the :source! command in a modeline, as demonstrated by execute in Vim, and assert_fails or nvim_input in Neovim.
Publish Date : 2019-06-05 Last Update Date : 2019-06-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:1619: vim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191619 unix
RHSA-2019:1774: vim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20191774 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-2019-12735

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Neovim Neovim * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application VIM VIM * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Neovim Neovim 1

- References For CVE-2019-12735
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190803 [SECURITY] [DLA 1871-1] vim security update
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1997
BUGTRAQ 20190624 [SECURITY] [DSA 4467-2] vim regression update CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1947
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1796
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1793
BUGTRAQ 20190724 [SECURITY] [DSA 4487-1] neovim security update
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1759
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1774
REDHAT RHSA-2019:1619
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1561
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1562
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1551
BID 108724[email protected]/message/TRIRBC2YRGKPAWVRMZS4SZTGGCVRVZPR/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-dcd49378b8
UBUNTU USN-4016-1[email protected]/message/2BMDSHTF754TITC6AQJPCS5IRIDMMIM7/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-d79f89346c
GENTOO GLSA-202003-04

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-12735

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

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