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CVE-2021-3973

Published: 19 November 2021

vim is vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vim
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.8)
focal
Released (2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5.6)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish
Released (2:8.2.2434-3ubuntu3.2)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2:8.2.3995-1ubuntu2.1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(2:9.0.0242-1ubuntu1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(2:9.0.0242-1ubuntu1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(2:9.0.0242-1ubuntu1)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (8.2.3611)
xenial
Released (2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+esm4)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/615ddd5342b50a6878a907062aa471740bd9a847

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H