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Vulnerability of Vim: code execution via Scripting Interfaces Restricted Mode Bypass

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Scripting Interfaces Restricted Mode Bypass of Vim, in order to run code.
Impacted products: Mac OS X, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 12/06/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-20807, HT211289, openSUSE-SU-2020:0794-1, USN-4582-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-32529.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Scripting Interfaces Restricted Mode Bypass of Vim, in order to run code.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Mac OS X, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Apple macOS: version 10.13.6-2020-004.
The version 10.13.6-2020-004 is fixed:
  https://support.apple.com/

Apple macOS: version 10.14.6-2020-004.
The version 10.14.6-2020-004 is fixed:
  https://support.apple.com/

Apple macOS: version 10.15.6.
The version 10.15.6 is fixed:
  https://support.apple.com/

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new vim packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: vim 8.0.1568-lp151.5.6.1

Ubuntu: new vim packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: vim 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.4
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: vim 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5
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