Bug 2025059 (CVE-2021-3973) - CVE-2021-3973 vim: Heap based buffer overflow in findfile.c
Summary: CVE-2021-3973 vim: Heap based buffer overflow in findfile.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-3973
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody
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Depends On: 2025060 2025402
Blocks: 2025066
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-11-19 19:18 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2023-10-25 17:21 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.3611
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A flaw was found in vim. A possible heap-based buffer overflow could allow an attacker to input a specially crafted file leading to a crash or code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-11-19 19:18:58 UTC
vim is vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow in findfile.c


Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-11-19 19:19:16 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2025060]

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