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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6349: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2017-809)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6349: Security patch for vim (ALAS-2017-809)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/30/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An integer overflow at a u_read_undo memory allocation site would occur for vim before patch 8.0.0377, if it does not properly validate values for tree length when reading a corrupted undo file, which may lead to resultant buffer overflows.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-vim

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