Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5516-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5516-1
July 13, 2022

vim vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Vim.

Software Description:
– vim: Vi IMproved – enhanced vi editor

Details:

It was discovered that Vim incorrectly handled memory access. An
attacker could potentially 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+esm11

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5516-1
CVE-2022-2000, CVE-2022-2207, CVE-2022-2210