CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2022-1720

Buffer Over-read

Published: Jun 20, 2022 | Modified: Nov 07, 2023
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
6.8 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
6.1 LOW
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H
Ubuntu
MEDIUM

Buffer Over-read in function grab_file_name in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4956. This vulnerability is capable of crashing the software, memory modification, and possible remote execution.

Weakness

The product reads from a buffer using buffer access mechanisms such as indexes or pointers that reference memory locations after the targeted buffer.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Vim Vim * 8.2.4956 (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 *

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