Ubuntu 5533-1: Vim vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5533-1
July 26, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Vim could be made to crash, among other things, if it
opened a specially crafted file.

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

Details:

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause the corruption of sensitive
information, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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+esm12

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5533-1
   CVE-2022-2129

Ubuntu 5533-1: Vim vulnerability

July 26, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Vim could be made to crash, among other things, if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - vim: Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor Details: It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the corruption of sensitive information, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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+esm12 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5533-1

CVE-2022-2129

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5533-1

Package Information

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