#VU67049 Use-after-free in Vim


Published: 2022-09-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU67049

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-3037

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Vim
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the qf_buf_add_line() function. 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
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://huntr.dev/bounties/af4c2f2d-d754-4607-b565-9e92f3f717b5
http://github.com/vim/vim/commit/4f1b083be43f351bc107541e7b0c9655a5d2c0bb
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/RY3GEN2Q46ZJKSNHTN2XB6B3VAJBEILN/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VHJ6LCLHGGVI2U6ZHXHTZ2PYP4STC23N/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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