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Rockylinux Product ErrataRLSA-2021:4517
HistoryNov 09, 2021 - 1:22 p.m.

vim security update

2021-11-0913:22:45
Rockylinux Product Errata
errata.rockylinux.org
8

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

6.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

40.5%

An update is available for vim.
This update affects Rocky Linux 8.
A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE list
Vim (Vi IMproved) is an updated and improved version of the vi editor.

Security Fix(es):

  • vim: heap-based buffer overflow in utf_ptr2char() in mbyte.c (CVE-2021-3778)

  • vim: use-after-free in nv_replace() in normal.c (CVE-2021-3796)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Rocky Linux 8.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Use Vulners API to create your own security tool

API usage cases
  • Network scanning
  • Linux Patch management
  • Threat protection
  • No network audit solution

Ways of integration

Integrate Vulners API

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

6.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

40.5%

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