CVE-2016-1248

Priority
Description
vim before patch 8.0.0056 does not properly validate values for the
'filetype', 'syntax' and 'keymap' options, which may result in the
execution of arbitrary code if a file with a specially crafted modeline is
opened.
Ubuntu-Description
Florian Larysch discovered that the Vim text editor did not properly
validate values for the 'filetype', 'syntax', and 'keymap' options.
An attacker could trick a user into opening a file with specially
crafted modelines and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges.
Package
Upstream:released (0.1.6-4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/neovim/neovim/commit/4fad66fbe637818b6b3d6bc5d21923ba72795040
Package
Source: vim (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (2:8.0.0095-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (2:7.3.429-2ubuntu2.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.2)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/d0b5138ba4bccff8a744c99836041ef6322ed39a
More Information

Updated: 2018-10-31 21:22:26 UTC (commit cfa7cf69d76449ccff972ac22f40976a08d908c2)