Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1444-1 vim-syntastic -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Jul 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11319.
More information:
  • 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.

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