Bug 2129831 (CVE-2022-3278)

Summary: CVE-2022-3278 vim: null pointer dereference in eval_next_non_blank() in eval.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: TEJ RATHI <trathi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: gchamoul, karsten, zdohnal
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: vim 9.0.0552 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability was found in Vim's eval_next_non_blank() function of the src/eval.c file. The flaw occurs when using NUL in buffer uses :source. This flaw allows an attacker to trick a user into opening a specially crafted file, triggering a NULL pointer dereference that causes a denial of service.
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Bug Depends On: 2129833, 2132748    
Bug Blocks: 2129840    

Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2022-09-26 12:02:24 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2129833]