Information disclosure in Vim



Published: 2022-05-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1769
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU63647

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1769

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in get_one_sourceline() function. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Vim: before 8.2.4975


CPE2.3 External links

http://huntr.dev/bounties/522076b2-96cb-4df6-a504-e6e2f64c171c
http://github.com/vim/vim/commit/4748c4bd64610cf943a431d215bb1aad51f8d0b4
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/QKIX5HYKWXWG6QBCPPTPQ53GNOFHSAIS/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/IUPOLEX5GXC733HL4EFYMHFU7NISJJZG/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/BFAZTAT5CZC2R6KYDYA2HBAVEDSIX6MW/

Q & A

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