Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1030-1 vim -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Jul 2017
Affected Packages:
vim
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11109.
More information:

Vim 8.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted source (aka -S) file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:7.3.547-7+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS