24 March 2020
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2020.1037 USN-4309-1: Vim vulnerabilities 24 March 2020 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Vim Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2019-20079 CVE-2018-20786 CVE-2017-11109 CVE-2017-6350 CVE-2017-6349 CVE-2017-5953 CVE-2017-1110 Reference: ESB-2019.2908 ESB-2019.2081 Original Bulletin: https://usn.ubuntu.com/4309-1/ - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- USN-4309-1: Vim vulnerabilities 23 March 2020 vim vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: o Ubuntu 19.10 o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS o Ubuntu 14.04 ESM o Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary Several security issues were fixed in Vim. Software Description o vim - Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor Details It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain sources. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (CVE-2017-1110) It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. (CVE-2017-5953) It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.06 LTS. (CVE-2018-20786) It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-20079) It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-6349, CVE-2017-6350) Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.10 vim - 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1 vim-common - 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1 vim-gui-common - 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1 vim-runtime - 2:8.1.0875-5ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS vim - 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3 vim-common - 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3 vim-gui-common - 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3 vim-runtime - 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.3 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS vim - 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4 vim-common - 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4 vim-gui-common - 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4 vim-runtime - 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM vim - 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1 vim-common - 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1 vim-gui-common - 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1 vim-runtime - 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm1 Ubuntu 12.04 ESM vim - 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3 vim-common - 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3 vim-gui-common - 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3 vim-runtime - 2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.3 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https:// wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades . In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References o CVE-2017-11109 o CVE-2017-5953 o CVE-2017-6349 o CVE-2017-6350 o CVE-2018-20786 o CVE-2019-20079 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. 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