Bug 2054278 (CVE-2022-0572) - CVE-2022-0572 vim: heap overflow in ex_retab() may lead to crash
Summary: CVE-2022-0572 vim: heap overflow in ex_retab() may lead to crash
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-0572
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2054279 2054600
Blocks: 2054281 2054282
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-02-14 15:12 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2023-02-01 08:27 UTC (History)
16 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.4359
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A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in vim's ex_retab() function of indent.c file. This flaw occurs when repeatedly using ":retab." This flaw allows an attacker to trick a user into opening a crafted file triggering a heap-overflow.
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Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2022-02-14 15:13:27 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2054279]

Comment 2 juneau 2022-02-14 16:37:04 UTC
Marking services affected/wontereport/low as this is yet another in a long line of vim issues that are very unlikely to affect services, and remediation for vim is already in play.

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