Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS : Vim vulnerabilities (USN-5963-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173039

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-5963-1 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)

- 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)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1376. (CVE-2023-1170)

- Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1378. (CVE-2023-1175)

- NULL Pointer Dereference in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1392. (CVE-2023-1264)

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 packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5963-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 173039

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5963-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/20/2023

Updated: 10/16/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, 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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-athena, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-athena-py2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gnome, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gnome-py2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gtk, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gtk-py2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gtk3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gtk3-py2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-gui-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-lesstif, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-nox, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-nox-py2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-runtime, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:vim-tiny, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:xxd

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/20/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/4/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-47024, CVE-2023-0049, CVE-2023-0051, CVE-2023-0054, CVE-2023-0288, CVE-2023-0433, CVE-2023-1170, CVE-2023-1175, CVE-2023-1264

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

USN: 5963-1