Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2947-1 vim -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Mar 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3984, CVE-2021-4019, CVE-2021-4069, CVE-2021-4193, CVE-2022-0213, CVE-2022-0319, CVE-2022-0368, CVE-2022-0554, CVE-2022-0361, CVE-2022-0408, CVE-2022-0685, CVE-2022-0714, CVE-2022-0359, CVE-2021-4192, CVE-2021-3872, CVE-2021-3927, CVE-2021-3928, CVE-2021-3973, CVE-2021-3974, CVE-2022-0729.
More information:

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in vim, an enhanced vi editor. Buffer overflows, out-of-bounds reads and Null pointer dereferences may lead to a denial of service (application crash) or other unspecified impact.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your vim packages.

For the detailed security status of vim please refer to its security tracker page at:

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