Bug 2077734 (CVE-2022-1420) - CVE-2022-1420 vim: Out-of-range Pointer Offset
Summary: CVE-2022-1420 vim: Out-of-range Pointer Offset
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-1420
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: 2077786 2077787 2077781
Blocks: 2077735
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-04-22 04:36 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2022-04-22 12:51 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.4774
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A vulnerability was found in Vim. The issue occurs when using a number in a string for the lambda name, triggering an out-of-range pointer offset vulnerability. This flaw allows an attacker to trick a user into opening a crafted script containing an argument as a number and then using it as a string pointer to access any memory location, causing an application to crash and possibly access some memory.
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Description TEJ RATHI 2022-04-22 04:36:55 UTC
Use of Out-of-range Pointer Offset in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4774.


Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2022-04-22 09:00:37 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2077781]

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