Fedora 36 : 2:vim (2023-93fb5b08eb)

high Nessus Plugin ID 171612

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Fedora 36 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-93fb5b08eb advisory.

- A null pointer dereference issue was discovered in function gui_x11_create_blank_mouse in gui_x11.c in vim 8.1.2269 thru 9.0.0339 allows attackers to cause denial of service or other unspecified impacts.
(CVE-2022-47024)

- 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.

Solution

Update the affected 2:vim package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2023-93fb5b08eb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 171612

File Name: fedora_2023-93fb5b08eb.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/17/2023

Updated: 9/4/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:36, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:vim

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-47024, CVE-2023-0433

FEDORA: 2023-93fb5b08eb

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