Arch Linux update for gvim



Published: 2022-04-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1154
CVE-2022-1160
CWE-ID CWE-416
CWE-122
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Arch Linux

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU61763

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1154

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the utf_ptr2char() function in regexp_bt.c. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected package gvim to version 8.2.4651-1.

Vulnerable software versions

Arch Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.archlinux.org/advisory/ASA-202204-13

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU62360

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1160

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the get_one_sourceline() function. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected package gvim to version 8.2.4651-1.

Vulnerable software versions

Arch Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.archlinux.org/advisory/ASA-202204-13

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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