Bug 2048515 (CVE-2022-0408) - CVE-2022-0408 vim: Stack-based Buffer Overflow in spellsuggest.c
Summary: CVE-2022-0408 vim: Stack-based Buffer Overflow in spellsuggest.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-0408
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody
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Depends On: 2048516 2048528 2048729
Blocks: 2048522
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-01-31 12:19 UTC by Sandipan Roy
Modified: 2023-07-07 08:29 UTC (History)
16 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.4269
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A flaw was found in vim. The vulnerability occurs due to stack corruption when looking for spell suggestions and leads to a stack buffer overflow. This flaw allows an attacker to input a specially crafted file, leading to a crash or code execution.
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Comment 1 Sandipan Roy 2022-01-31 12:20:11 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2048516]

Comment 4 juneau 2022-01-31 17:53:07 UTC
Marking Services affected/delegated/low for presence of affected code.

In the vast majority of cases, the relevant package exists in a container image consumed by the service.
Recommend updating or replacing the container image (to update or remove the package) as appropriate.

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