Bug 2163613 (CVE-2022-47024) - CVE-2022-47024 vim: no check if the return value of XChangeGC() is NULL
Summary: CVE-2022-47024 vim: no check if the return value of XChangeGC() is NULL
Alias: CVE-2022-47024
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: 2168580 2168581 2168582 2168583
Blocks: 2163501
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2023-01-24 04:34 UTC by Sandipan Roy
Modified: 2023-02-28 12:17 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 9.0.1292
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Doc Text:
A NULL pointer dereference issue was found in Vim's gui_x11_create_blank_mouse function in gui_x11.c. This flaw allows attackers to cause a denial of service and other unspecified impacts.
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Last Closed: 2023-02-28 12:17:11 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2023:0958 0 None None None 2023-02-28 08:19:09 UTC

Description Sandipan Roy 2023-01-24 04:34:15 UTC
A null pointer dereference issue was discovered in function gui_x11_create_blank_mouse in gui_x11.c in vim 8.1.2269 thru 9.0.0339 allows attackers to cause denial of service or other unspecified impacts.


Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2023-02-09 12:46:27 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-36 [bug 2168580]
Affects: fedora-37 [bug 2168581]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2023-02-18 01:19:58 UTC
FEDORA-FLATPAK-2023-aca09f139c has been pushed to the Fedora 37 Flatpaks stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2023-02-28 08:19:07 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2023:0958 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0958

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-02-28 12:17:09 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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