Ubuntu Security Updates Fixed Vim Vulnerabilities


CVE-2022-1725: An attacker may be able to cause a denial of service by dereferenceing incorrect memory due to a vulnerability found in Vim. Only Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS were impacted by this vulnerability.

Vim’s vulnerability to infinite recursion was discovered (CVE-2022-1771), giving attackers the chance to inflict a denial of service. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, and 22.04 LTS were affected by this bug.CVE-2022-1886: Vim was found to have a critical vulnerability that might allow an attacker to use the put command to do out-of-bounds writes. This vulnerability, which was unique to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, offered the possibility of arbitrary code execution or denial of service.

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