AlmaLinux 8 : vim (5813) (ALSA-2022:5813)

high Nessus Plugin ID 164024


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


The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALSA-2022:5813 advisory.

- Out-of-bounds Write in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4977. (CVE-2022-1785)

- Out-of-bounds Write in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-1897)

- Buffer Over-read in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-1927)

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 164024

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2022-5813.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/10/2022

Updated: 10/16/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1927


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:alma:linux:vim-x11, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:vim-enhanced, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:vim-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:vim-minimal, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/3/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1785, CVE-2022-1897, CVE-2022-1927