Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:047-1 (vim)

The remote host is missing an update to vim announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:047-1.
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Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary code via Python scripting in the current Vim working directory (CVE-2009-0316). This update provides fix for that vulnerability. Update: This update also provides updated packages for Mandriva Linux 2008.0. Affected: 2008.0