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Bug #6861: vim: Tree length values not validated properly when handling a spell file (CVE-2017-5953)

[3.5] vim: Tree length values not validated properly when handling a spell file (CVE-2017-5953)

Added by Alicha CH about 2 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Security
Target version:
Start date:
02/15/2017
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affected versions:
Security IDs:

Description

vim before patch 8.0.0322 does not properly validate values for tree length when handling a spell file, which may result
in an integer overflow at a memory allocation site and a resultant buffer overflow.

Reference:

https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-5953

Patch:

https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/399c297aa93afe2c0a39e2a1b3f972aebba44c9d

Associated revisions

Revision 6d469b11 (diff)
Added by Sergei Lukin about 2 years ago

main/vim: security upgrade to 8.0.0329 - fixes #6863

CVE-2017-5953: Tree length values not validated properly when handling a spell file

History

#1 Updated by Sergei Lukin about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#2 Updated by Alicha CH about 2 years ago

  • Category set to Security
  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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