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CVE-2023-48233: overflow with count for :s command in vim

First published: Thu Nov 16 2023(Updated: )

Vim is an open source command line text editor. If the count after the :s command is larger than what fits into a (signed) long variable, abort with e_value_too_large. Impact is low, user interaction is required and a crash may not even happen in all situations. This issue has been addressed in commit `ac6378773` which has been included in release version 9.0.2108. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.

Credit: security-advisories@github.com security-advisories@github.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Vim Vim<9.0.2108
Fedoraproject Fedora=37
Fedoraproject Fedora=38
Fedoraproject Fedora=39
ubuntu/vim<2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.13+
2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1.13+
ubuntu/vim<2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5.21
2:8.1.2269-1ubuntu5.21
ubuntu/vim<2:8.2.3995-1ubuntu2.15
2:8.2.3995-1ubuntu2.15
ubuntu/vim<2:9.0.1000-4ubuntu3.3
2:9.0.1000-4ubuntu3.3
ubuntu/vim<2:9.0.1672-1ubuntu2.2
2:9.0.1672-1ubuntu2.2
ubuntu/vim<2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+
2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3.1+
ubuntu/vim<2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+
2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+
debian/vim<=2:8.2.2434-3+deb11u1<=2:9.0.1378-2
2:9.1.0496-1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this issue?

    The vulnerability ID of this issue is CVE-2023-48233.

  • What is the severity level of CVE-2023-48233?

    The severity level of CVE-2023-48233 is medium.

  • What software is affected by CVE-2023-48233?

    Vim version up to 9.0.2108 and Fedora version 39 are affected by CVE-2023-48233.

  • Is user interaction required for this vulnerability?

    Yes, user interaction is required for CVE-2023-48233.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-48233?

    To fix CVE-2023-48233, update Vim to a version that includes the fix or apply the necessary patch provided by the vendor.

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