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Ubuntu: USN-5460-1 (CVE-2022-1621): Vim vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5460-1 (CVE-2022-1621): Vim vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/10/2022
Created
06/09/2022
Added
06/07/2022
Modified
06/07/2022

Description

Heap buffer overflow in vim_strncpy find_word in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4919. This vulnerability is capable of crashing software, Bypass Protection Mechanism, Modify Memory, and possible remote execution

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-vim

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