openSUSE 15 Security Update : vim (openSUSE-SU-2022:0736-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 158630



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2022:0736-1 advisory.

- vim is vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow (CVE-2021-3778, CVE-2021-3872, CVE-2021-3927, CVE-2021-3984, CVE-2021-4019)

- vim is vulnerable to Use After Free (CVE-2021-3796)

- vim is vulnerable to Use of Uninitialized Variable (CVE-2021-3928)

- vim is vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2021-4193)

- ** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: none. Reason: This candidate was withdrawn by its CNA. Further investigation showed that it was not a security issue. Notes: none. (CVE-2021-46059)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0318)

- Out-of-bounds Read in vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0319)

- Access of Memory Location Before Start of Buffer in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0361)

- Use After Free in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0413)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 158630

File Name: openSUSE-2022-0736-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2022

Updated: 11/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0318


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gvim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-data-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vim-small, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/15/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3778, CVE-2021-3796, CVE-2021-3872, CVE-2021-3927, CVE-2021-3928, CVE-2021-3984, CVE-2021-4019, CVE-2021-4193, CVE-2021-46059, CVE-2022-0318, CVE-2022-0319, CVE-2022-0351, CVE-2022-0361, CVE-2022-0413