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Bug 2083017 (CVE-2022-1616) - CVE-2022-1616 vim: heap-buffer-overflow in append_command of src/ex_docmd.c
Summary: CVE-2022-1616 vim: heap-buffer-overflow in append_command of src/ex_docmd.c
Alias: CVE-2022-1616
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2083472 2111904
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Reported: 2022-05-09 06:11 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2022-11-24 07:31 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: vim 8.2.4895
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A flaw was found in vim, which is vulnerable to a heap-buffer-overflow in append_command of the src/ex_docmd.c function. This flaw allows a specially crafted file to crash software, modify memory, or execute code when opened in vim.
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Last Closed: 2022-08-10 11:46:24 UTC

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Description TEJ RATHI 2022-05-09 06:11:26 UTC
Heap Buffer Overflow in append_command in vim/vim prior to 8.2.4895.

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2022-05-10 07:48:14 UTC
Created vim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2083472]

Comment 2 Marian Rehak 2022-05-26 11:57:56 UTC
Victim has to run an untrusted file IN SCRIPT MODE. Changing severity to Low.

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