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CVE-2022-0943

Published: 14 March 2022

Heap-based Buffer Overflow occurs in vim in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4563.

Notes

AuthorNote
ccdm94
in bionic and earlier, vulnerable code can be found in src/spell.c
instead of src/spellsuggest.c.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vim
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty
Released (2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+esm5)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream
Released (8.2.4563)
xenial
Released (2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+esm6)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
bionic
Released (2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.9)
focal
Released (2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5.8)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy
Released (2:8.2.3995-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/5c68617d395f9d7b824f68475b24ce3e38d653a3

Severity score breakdown

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