Debian Security Advisory
DLA-822-1 vim -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5953.
- More information:
A vulnerability has been discovered in Vim where a malformed spell file could cause an integer overflow which is used as the size for memory allocation, resulting in a subsequent buffer overflow.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:7.3.547-7+deb7u2.
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