CBL Mariner 2.0 Security Update: vim (CVE-2023-3896)

high Nessus Plugin ID 180351


The remote CBL Mariner host is missing one or more security updates.


The version of vim installed on the remote CBL Mariner 2.0 host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CVE-2023-3896 advisory.

- Divide By Zero in vim/vim from 9.0.1367-1 to 9.0.1367-3 (CVE-2023-3896)

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 180351

File Name: mariner_vim_CVE-2023-3896.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/31/2023

Updated: 11/2/2023

Supported Sensors: 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-2023-3896


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:microsoft:cbl-mariner:vim, p-cpe:/a:microsoft:cbl-mariner:vim-extra, x-cpe:/o:microsoft:cbl-mariner

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/7/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-3896

IAVA: 2023-A-0579-S