Out-of-bounds Write Affecting vim-minimal package, versions <2:8.0.1763-19.el8_6.2



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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7.8 high
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Red Hat
7.3 high

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  • published 11 May 2022
  • disclosed 10 May 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 vim-minimal to version 2:8.0.1763-19.el8_6.2 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream vim-minimal package and not the vim-minimal package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

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