CVE-2007-2953

NameCVE-2007-2953
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the helptags_one function in src/ex_cmds.c in Vim 6.4 and earlier, and 7.x up to 7.1, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a help-tags tag in a help file, related to the helptags command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1364-1, DSA-1364-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vim (PTS)wheezy2:7.3.547-7fixed
jessie2:7.4.488-7fixed
stretch2:7.4.1829-1fixed
sid2:8.0.0003-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vimsource(unstable)1:7.1-056+1low
vimsourceetch1:7.0-122+1etch3mediumDSA-1364-2
vimsourcesarge1:6.3-071+1sarge2mediumDSA-1364-1

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