[USN-5533-1] Vim vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5533-1 July 26, 2022
vim vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
Vim could be made to crash, among other things, if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – vim: Vi IMproved – enhanced vi editor
Details:
It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the corruption of sensitive information, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: vim 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.5+esm12
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5533-1 CVE-2022-2129