CVE-2008-3294

NameCVE-2008-3294
Descriptionsrc/configure.in in Vim 5.0 through 7.1, when used for a build with Python support, does not ensure that the Makefile-conf temporary file has the intended ownership and permissions, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by modifying this file during a time window, or by creating it ahead of time with permissions that prevent its modification by configure.
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NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vim (PTS)jessie2:7.4.488-7+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)2:7.4.488-7+deb8u2fixed
stretch2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:8.1.0875-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vimsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- vim <not-affected> (Build issue)
It looks like the vulnerability only occurs during build, so it shouldn't be an issue for Debian

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