ESB-2018.2173 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] vim-syntastic: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-07-27

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.2173
                       vim-syntastic security update
                               27 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           vim-syntastic
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11319  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1444-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running vim-syntastic check for an updated version of the software 
         for their operating system.

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Package        : vim-syntastic
Version        : 3.5.0-1+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11319


CVE-2018-11319
      The improper handling of search for configuration files might be
      exploited for arbitrary code execution via a malicious gcc plugin.


For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
3.5.0-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim-syntastic packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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