CVE-2019-12735

Public on 2019-07-17
Modified on 2019-08-27
Description
It was found that the `:source!` command was not restricted by the sandbox mode. If modeline was explicitly enabled, opening a specially crafted text file in vim could result in arbitrary command execution.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 vim 2019-08-07 23:39 ALAS2-2019-1239
Amazon Linux 1 vim 2019-07-17 23:30 ALAS-2019-1239

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 9.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 8.6 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H