Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3053-1 vim -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
20 Jun 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3903, CVE-2022-0417, CVE-2022-0943, CVE-2022-1720, CVE-2022-1851, CVE-2022-1898, CVE-2022-1968, CVE-2022-2124, CVE-2022-2126.
More information:

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in vim, an enhanced vi editor. Buffer overflows, out-of-bounds reads and use-after-free may lead to a denial-of-service (application crash) or other unspecified impact.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim packages.

For the detailed security status of vim please refer to its security tracker page at:

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