Bug 2056805 (CVE-2022-0696) - CVE-2022-0696 vim: NULL Pointer Dereference in vim prior to 8.2
Summary: CVE-2022-0696 vim: NULL Pointer Dereference in vim prior to 8.2
Alias: CVE-2022-0696
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: 2056806
Blocks: 2056807
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-02-22 05:06 UTC by Sandipan Roy
Modified: 2022-03-07 08:19 UTC (History)
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A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in vim's find_ucmd() function of usercmd.c file. This flaw allows an attacker to trick a user into opening a crafted file, triggering a NULL pointer dereference. This issue leads to an application crash, causing a denial of service.
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Last Closed: 2022-03-07 08:19:36 UTC

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Comment 1 Sandipan Roy 2022-02-22 05:06:34 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2056806]

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-03-07 08:19:34 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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