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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-1720

Buffer Over-read in function grab_file_name in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.4956. This vulnerability is capable of crashing the software, memory modification, and possible remote execution.
Publish Date : 2022-06-20 Last Update Date : 2022-12-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 126

- Products Affected By CVE-2022-1720

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Macos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 36 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application VIM VIM * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Macos 1
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 2

- References For CVE-2022-1720
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20220620 [SECURITY] [DLA 3053-1] vim security update CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-202208-32
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20221108 [SECURITY] [DLA 3182-1] vim security update CONFIRM
FULLDISC 20221030 APPLE-SA-2022-10-27-9 Additional information for APPLE-SA-2022-09-12-3 macOS Big Sur 11.7
FULLDISC 20221030 APPLE-SA-2022-10-27-5 Additional information for APPLE-SA-2022-10-24-2 macOS Ventura 13 CONFIRM
FULLDISC 20221030 APPLE-SA-2022-10-27-7 Additional information for APPLE-SA-2022-09-12-4 macOS Monterey 12.6
FULLDISC 20221030 APPLE-SA-2022-10-24-2 macOS Ventura 13 CONFIRM[email protected]/message/GFD2A4YLBR7OIRHTL7CK6YNMEIQ264CN/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-719f3ec21b[email protected]/message/U743FMJGFQ35GBPCQ6OWMVZEJPDFVEWM/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-bb7f3cacbf

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2022-1720

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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