CVE-2023-48236

NameCVE-2023-48236
DescriptionVim is an open source command line text editor. When using the z= command, the user may overflow the count with values larger than MAX_INT. Impact is low, user interaction is required and a crash may not even happen in all situations. This vulnerability has been addressed in commit `73b2d379` which has been included in release version 9.0.2111. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vim (PTS)buster2:8.1.0875-5+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)2:8.1.0875-5+deb10u6vulnerable
bullseye2:8.2.2434-3+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm2:9.0.1378-2vulnerable
trixie2:9.1.0016-1fixed
sid2:9.1.0199-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vimsource(unstable)2:9.0.2116-1unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/vim/vim/security/advisories/GHSA-pr4c-932v-8hx5
https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/73b2d3790cad5694fc0ed0db2926e4220c48d968 (v9.0.2111)
Self-inflicted crash, no security impact

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