Bug 2064064 (CVE-2022-0943) - CVE-2022-0943 vim: Heap-based Buffer Overflow occurs in vim
Summary: CVE-2022-0943 vim: Heap-based Buffer Overflow occurs in vim
Alias: CVE-2022-0943
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 2066747 2066749 2071967
Blocks: 2064065
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-03-15 00:46 UTC by Patrick Del Bello
Modified: 2022-07-01 08:12 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.4563
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A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in vim's suggest_try_change() function of the spellsuggest.c file. This flaw allows an attacker to trick a user into opening a crafted file, triggering a heap-overflow and causing an application to crash, which leads to a denial of service.
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Last Closed: 2022-07-01 08:12:38 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2022:5242 0 None None None 2022-06-28 14:58:22 UTC

Description Patrick Del Bello 2022-03-15 00:46:07 UTC
Heap-based Buffer Overflow occurs in vim in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.


Comment 2 TEJ RATHI 2022-03-22 12:02:32 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2066747]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2022-06-28 14:58:19 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2022:5242 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5242

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-07-01 08:12:36 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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