CVE-2008-3432

NameCVE-2008-3432
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the mch_expand_wildcards function in os_unix.c in Vim 6.2 and 6.3 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters in filenames, as demonstrated by the netrw.v3 test case.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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> (Vulnerable code only present in 6.2 and 6.3, none of them in the archive anymore)

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