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USN-4016-1: Vim vulnerabilities

11 June 2019

Several security issues were fixed in Vim.

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Releases

Packages

  • vim - Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor

Details

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-5953)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-12735)

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Related notices

  • USN-4309-1: vim-gtk-py2, vim-nox-py2, vim-tiny, vim-doc, vim-runtime, vim-common, xxd, vim-gnome-py2, vim-gnome, vim-gtk3, vim-athena-py2, vim, vim-gtk, vim-gtk3-py2, vim-nox, vim-gui-common, vim-lesstif, vim-athena
  • USN-4016-2: neovim-runtime, neovim
  • USN-4862-1: neovim-runtime, neovim