CVE-ID

CVE-2001-0409

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
vim (aka gvim) allows local users to modify files being edited by other users via a symlink attack on the backup and swap files, when the victim is editing the file in a world writable directory.
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Date Entry Created
20010918 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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