CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2022-1620

NULL Pointer Dereference

Published: May 08, 2022 | Modified: Nov 07, 2023
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
7.8 LOW
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Ubuntu
MEDIUM

NULL Pointer Dereference in function vim_regexec_string at regexp.c:2729 in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4901. NULL Pointer Dereference in function vim_regexec_string at regexp.c:2729 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted input.

Weakness

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Vim Vim * 8.2.4901 (excluding)
Vim Ubuntu bionic *
Vim Ubuntu esm-infra/bionic *
Vim Ubuntu esm-infra/xenial *
Vim Ubuntu focal *
Vim Ubuntu impish *
Vim Ubuntu jammy *
Vim Ubuntu trusty/esm *
Vim Ubuntu upstream *

Potential Mitigations

References