Descriptionlibvterm through 0+bzr726, as used in Vim and other products, mishandles certain out-of-memory conditions, leading to a denial of service (application crash), related to screen.c, state.c, and vterm.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvterm (PTS)stretch0~bzr684-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster0~bzr718-1vulnerable
vim (PTS)jessie2:7.4.488-7+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)2:7.4.488-7+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2:8.1.0875-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vimsourcejessie(not affected)
vimsourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - vim <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - vim <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Introduced by: (v8.0.0693)
Fixed by: (v8.1.0633)
No security impact

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