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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5507-1
July 08, 2022

vim vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Vim.

Software Description:
- vim: Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor

Details:

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. An 
attacker could potentially use this issue to cause the program to crash, 
use unexpected values, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-1968)

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. An 
attacker could potentially use this issue to cause the corruption of 
sensitive information, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2022-1897, CVE-2022-1942)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   vim                             2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+esm10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5507-1
   CVE-2022-1897, CVE-2022-1942, CVE-2022-1968

Ubuntu 5507-1: Vim vulnerabilities

July 7, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Vim. Software Description: - vim: Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor Details: It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. An attacker could potentially use this issue to cause the program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-1968) It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. An attacker could potentially use this issue to cause the corruption of sensitive information, a crash, or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-1897, CVE-2022-1942)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: vim 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+esm10 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5507-1

CVE-2022-1897, CVE-2022-1942, CVE-2022-1968

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5507-1

Package Information

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