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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5953: Vim, gVim: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5953: Vim, gVim: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

vim before patch 8.0.0322 does not properly validate values for tree length when handling a spell file, which may result in an integer overflow at a memory allocation site and a resultant buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-editors-gvim
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-editors-vim

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