Rocky Linux 8 : vim (RLSA-2022:0894)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 184645


The remote Rocky Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RLSA-2022:0894 advisory.

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0261, CVE-2022-0359, CVE-2022-0361)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0318)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0392)

- Use After Free in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2. (CVE-2022-0413)

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: Critical

ID: 184645

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2022-0894.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 11/6/2023

Updated: 11/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0318


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0261, CVE-2022-0318, CVE-2022-0359, CVE-2022-0361, CVE-2022-0392, CVE-2022-0413