RHSA-2005:122-01: Low: vim security update
Posted on: 02/18/2005 02:06 PM

A vim security update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: vim security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2005:122-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-122.html
Issue date: 2005-02-18
Updated on: 2005-02-18
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CAN-2005-0069
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1. Summary:

Updated vim packages that fix a security vulnerability are now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

VIM (Vi IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi screen-based editor.

The Debian Security Audit Project discovered an insecure temporary file usage in VIM. A local user could overwrite or create files as a different user who happens to run one of the the vulnerable utilities. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0069 to this issue.

All users of VIM are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a backported patche for this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the following Web page for the System Administration or Customization guide specific to your system:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

144695 - CAN-2005-0069 vim unsafe temporary file usage.

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm
25a0d0da8e8dcd06a732260aed6092de vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm

i386:
858074120fd8d3aacfa597234bd2bf9e vim-X11-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
2dc635b4493df94730bda4f0ce6c3537 vim-common-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
55afb35d89ef238125ec9742ff5bb71c vim-enhanced-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
57de71f48376a1aeb896e4d2ee824b87 vim-minimal-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm

ia64:
00f330fbc80b4e95f575128b13266604 vim-X11-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
0f2e04e3039df74739f56e3ebcf64076 vim-common-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
a1eb0b17a2c76bf46ec90442f7e99885 vim-enhanced-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
4a0c680069a6eff71523ecfc7effbeae vim-minimal-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm
25a0d0da8e8dcd06a732260aed6092de vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm

ia64:
00f330fbc80b4e95f575128b13266604 vim-X11-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
0f2e04e3039df74739f56e3ebcf64076 vim-common-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
a1eb0b17a2c76bf46ec90442f7e99885 vim-enhanced-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm
4a0c680069a6eff71523ecfc7effbeae vim-minimal-6.0-7.21.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm
25a0d0da8e8dcd06a732260aed6092de vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm

i386:
858074120fd8d3aacfa597234bd2bf9e vim-X11-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
2dc635b4493df94730bda4f0ce6c3537 vim-common-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
55afb35d89ef238125ec9742ff5bb71c vim-enhanced-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
57de71f48376a1aeb896e4d2ee824b87 vim-minimal-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm
25a0d0da8e8dcd06a732260aed6092de vim-6.0-7.21.src.rpm

i386:
858074120fd8d3aacfa597234bd2bf9e vim-X11-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
2dc635b4493df94730bda4f0ce6c3537 vim-common-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
55afb35d89ef238125ec9742ff5bb71c vim-enhanced-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm
57de71f48376a1aeb896e4d2ee824b87 vim-minimal-6.0-7.21.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm
d0c6d095fc3fd947b96f48cf80fb75d2 vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm

i386:
5ecea903ba72a0e85b5e035b28b4aef9 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
d814d3d83213dfa0517dff6cc27f453a vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
ec4d0de61e6d0b20bfdbe0a29bb8a41f vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
f7890066d7cbc0220355c538043e1d56 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6d5b53a1d2ff995eaa980957f448f23d vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
ff174d2a96c64ec41312c3a7da5494b4 vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
9461ef263141b100edaf384fa44f1262 vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
78dc091a9c3d1e111988eced0b81d697 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm

ppc:
1e7ce04e602be9cc364d55f71f1e700e vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ppc.rpm
e4dd0527a573d86a9a9f39953377459b vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ppc.rpm
cf3f4b6152b2c40683bdb5c7308e35be vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ppc.rpm
775f2116d03996ce9ccea101ca7250b0 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ppc.rpm

s390:
93c551ed8fcaa5884a46bc4cfa2b5d2a vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390.rpm
9d17aa93c46223feb88dd957606173a6 vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390.rpm
0426391991938cca456ce7ddd2684227 vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390.rpm
4ad9e677f5a154733a84eef2fa76167f vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390.rpm

s390x:
5adf3d0ac7c6b060fb3a595852614442 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390x.rpm
c677152124ad31ac7f7c853f36dd9538 vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390x.rpm
43324fd6361cef7eb591cba2a9344885 vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390x.rpm
ecab3cd04492c2ef6cef5b6558cf26fe vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
8c9d5111273676a1c6f16eef3b2f0822 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
32a2aa7b56236079908bb8decdc4877f vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
7e46ae1ba637e5d95c532962853943ca vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
53726767c2dcb8b26c81445c41cc4abf vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm
d0c6d095fc3fd947b96f48cf80fb75d2 vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm

i386:
5ecea903ba72a0e85b5e035b28b4aef9 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
d814d3d83213dfa0517dff6cc27f453a vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
ec4d0de61e6d0b20bfdbe0a29bb8a41f vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
f7890066d7cbc0220355c538043e1d56 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
8c9d5111273676a1c6f16eef3b2f0822 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
32a2aa7b56236079908bb8decdc4877f vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
7e46ae1ba637e5d95c532962853943ca vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
53726767c2dcb8b26c81445c41cc4abf vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm
d0c6d095fc3fd947b96f48cf80fb75d2 vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm

i386:
5ecea903ba72a0e85b5e035b28b4aef9 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
d814d3d83213dfa0517dff6cc27f453a vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
ec4d0de61e6d0b20bfdbe0a29bb8a41f vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
f7890066d7cbc0220355c538043e1d56 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6d5b53a1d2ff995eaa980957f448f23d vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
ff174d2a96c64ec41312c3a7da5494b4 vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
9461ef263141b100edaf384fa44f1262 vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
78dc091a9c3d1e111988eced0b81d697 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
8c9d5111273676a1c6f16eef3b2f0822 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
32a2aa7b56236079908bb8decdc4877f vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
7e46ae1ba637e5d95c532962853943ca vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
53726767c2dcb8b26c81445c41cc4abf vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm
d0c6d095fc3fd947b96f48cf80fb75d2 vim-6.3.046-0.30E.3.src.rpm

i386:
5ecea903ba72a0e85b5e035b28b4aef9 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
d814d3d83213dfa0517dff6cc27f453a vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
ec4d0de61e6d0b20bfdbe0a29bb8a41f vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm
f7890066d7cbc0220355c538043e1d56 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6d5b53a1d2ff995eaa980957f448f23d vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
ff174d2a96c64ec41312c3a7da5494b4 vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
9461ef263141b100edaf384fa44f1262 vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm
78dc091a9c3d1e111988eced0b81d697 vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
8c9d5111273676a1c6f16eef3b2f0822 vim-X11-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
32a2aa7b56236079908bb8decdc4877f vim-common-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
7e46ae1ba637e5d95c532962853943ca vim-enhanced-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm
53726767c2dcb8b26c81445c41cc4abf vim-minimal-6.3.046-0.30E.3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=289560
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0069

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.


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