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CVE-2023-48231 Detail

Description

Vim is an open source command line text editor. When closing a window, vim may try to access already freed window structure. Exploitation beyond crashing the application has not been shown to be viable. This issue has been addressed in commit `25aabc2b` which has been included in release version 9.0.2106. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  3.9 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/11/16/1 Mailing List 
https://github.com/vim/vim/commit/25aabc2b8ee1e19ced6f4da9d866cf9378fc4c5a Patch 
https://github.com/vim/vim/security/advisories/GHSA-8g46-v9ff-c765 Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4UJAK2W5S7G75ETDAEM3BDUCVSXCEGRD/ Mailing List 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M3VQF7CL3V6FGSEW37WNDFBRRILR65AK/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VNRNYLWXZOGTYWE5HMFNQ5FVE3HBUHF6/ Mailing List 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20231227-0008/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-48231
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2023
NVD Last Modified:
12/28/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.