Buffer Overflow Affecting vim/vim Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,8.2.4975)


0.0
medium
  • Exploit Maturity

    Proof of concept

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-UNMANAGED-VIMVIM-2840620

  • published

    20 May 2022

  • disclosed

    18 May 2022

  • credit

    Ryan Good

How to fix?

Upgrade vim/vim to version 8.2.4975 or higher.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Buffer Overflow via crafted malicious input, which will cause a recursive command line infinite loop.

PoC

$ ./vim -u NONE -e -s -S crash_input