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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2021-469afb66c9
2021-12-04 01:23:35.158104
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Name        : vim
Product     : Fedora 35
Version     : 8.2.3717
Release     : 1.fc35
URL         : https://www.vim.org/
Summary     : The VIM editor
Description :
VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is an updated and improved version of the
vi editor.  Vi was the first real screen-based editor for UNIX, and is
still very popular.  VIM improves on vi by adding new features:
multiple windows, multi-level undo, block highlighting and more.

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Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2021-4019.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Dec  2 2021 Zdenek Dohnal  - 2:8.2.3717-1
- patchlevel 3717
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2028212 - CVE-2021-4019 vim: heap-based buffer overflow in find_help_tags() in src/help.c
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2028212
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-469afb66c9' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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Fedora 35: vim 2021-469afb66c9

December 3, 2021

Summary

VIM (VIsual editor iMproved) is an updated and improved version of the

vi editor. Vi was the first real screen-based editor for UNIX, and is

still very popular. VIM improves on vi by adding new features:

multiple windows, multi-level undo, block highlighting and more.

Update Information:

Security fix for CVE-2021-4019.

Change Log

* Thu Dec 2 2021 Zdenek Dohnal - 2:8.2.3717-1 - patchlevel 3717

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2028212 - CVE-2021-4019 vim: heap-based buffer overflow in find_help_tags() in src/help.c https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2028212

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2021-469afb66c9' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

Severity
Name : vim
Product : Fedora 35
Version : 8.2.3717
Release : 1.fc35
URL : https://www.vim.org/
Summary : The VIM editor

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