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Bug 830106 (CVE-2021-4173) - <app-editors/vim-8.2.4285: vulnerable to Use After Free (CVE-2021-4173)
Summary: <app-editors/vim-8.2.4285: vulnerable to Use After Free (CVE-2021-4173)
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2021-4173
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://huntr.dev/bounties/a1b236b9-8...
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa? cleanup]
Keywords:
Depends on: 834460
Blocks:
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Reported: 2021-12-27 16:51 UTC by filip ambroz
Modified: 2022-05-19 18:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description filip ambroz 2021-12-27 16:51:11 UTC
Use after free's / double free's can cause in memory corruption, that can cause a crash or other undefined (potentially exploitable) behaviour.

Reproducible: Always




CVE-2021-4173

vim is vulnerable to Use After Free 

URLs:
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-4173
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-4173

Fixed in patch 8.2.3902.
Comment 1 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-12-27 17:47:11 UTC
Thanks!