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HistoryOct 09, 2023 - 4:10 a.m.

vim vulnerabilities

2023-10-0904:10:20
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7
vim
memory handling
denial of service
arbitrary code execution
ubuntu 22.04 lts
ubuntu 18.04 lts
ubuntu 20.04 lts
cve-2022-3235
cve-2022-3278
cve-2022-3297
cve-2022-3491
cve-2022-3352
cve-2022-4292
cve-2022-3234
cve-2022-3256
cve-2022-3324
cve-2022-3520
cve-2022-3591
cve-2022-3705
cve-2022-4293

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.005

Percentile

77.6%

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when opening certain
files. If an attacker could trick a user into opening a specially crafted
file, it could cause Vim to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-3235, CVE-2022-3278,
CVE-2022-3297, CVE-2022-3491)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when opening certain
files. If an attacker could trick a user into opening a specially crafted
file, it could cause Vim to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 22.04
LTS. (CVE-2022-3352, CVE-2022-4292)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when replacing in
virtualedit mode. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04
LTS, and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-3234)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when autocmd changes
mark. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2022-3256)

It was discovered that Vim did not properly perform checks on array index
with negative width window. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-3324)

It was discovered that Vim did not properly perform checks on a put command
column with a visual block. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-3520)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when using autocommand
to open a window. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2022-3591)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory when updating buffer
of the component autocmd handler. An attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS,
and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-3705)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled floating point comparison
with incorrect operator. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. and Ubuntu
22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-4293)

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.005

Percentile

77.6%