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Heap-based Buffer Overflow

CVE-2022-2580

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Heap-based Buffer Overflow in vim versions prior to 9.0.0104.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().

Advisory Timeline

  • Published