SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : vim (SUSE-SU-2023:0211-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170900



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


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLED_SAP15 / SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 / openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:0211-1 advisory.

- Out-of-bounds Read in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1143. (CVE-2023-0049)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1144. (CVE-2023-0051)

- Out-of-bounds Write in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1145. (CVE-2023-0054)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1189. (CVE-2023-0288)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1225. (CVE-2023-0433)

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: 170900

File Name: suse_SU-2023-0211-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/31/2023

Updated: 7/14/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0433


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:novell:suse_linux:gvim, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:vim, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:vim-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:vim-data-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:vim-small, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 1/30/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/4/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0049, CVE-2023-0051, CVE-2023-0054, CVE-2023-0288, CVE-2023-0433

IAVB: 2023-B-0016-S, 2023-B-0018-S

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:0211-1