Mageia 2020-0082: vim and neovim security update

    Date 13 Feb 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated vim and neovim package fixes security vulnerability: It was discovered that Vim before 8.1.1365 and Neovim before 0.3.6 did not restrict the `:source!` command when executed in a sandbox. This allows remote attackers to take advantage of the modeline feature to
    MGASA-2020-0082 - Updated vim and neovim packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 13 Feb 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0082.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-12735
    
    Updated vim and neovim package fixes security vulnerability:
    
    It was discovered that Vim before 8.1.1365 and Neovim before 0.3.6 did
    not restrict the `:source!` command when executed in a sandbox. This
    allows remote attackers to take advantage of the modeline feature to
    inject arbitrary commands when a specially crafted file is opened
    (CVE-2019-12735).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24929
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/2BMDSHTF754TITC6AQJPCS5IRIDMMIM7/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-12735
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/neovim-0.3.7-1.mga7
    - 7/core/vim-8.1.1048-1.1.mga7
    

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