vim prior 9.0.0805 autocmd quickfix.c qf_update_buffer use after free

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A vulnerability was found in vim (Word Processing Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function qf_update_buffer of the file quickfix.c of the component autocmd Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 10/26/2022 as d0fab10ed2a86698937e3c3fed2f10bd9bb5e731. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-3705. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 9.0.0805 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch d0fab10ed2a86698937e3c3fed2f10bd9bb5e731 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

The entry VDB-219253 is related to this item.






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CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.8
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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: vim 9.0.0805
Patch: d0fab10ed2a86698937e3c3fed2f10bd9bb5e731


10/26/2022 🔍
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11/25/2022 +30 days 🔍


Advisory: d0fab10ed2a86698937e3c3fed2f10bd9bb5e731
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-3705 (🔍)
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Created: 10/26/2022 08:44 PM
Updated: 11/25/2022 03:02 PM
Changes: 10/26/2022 08:44 PM (43), 11/25/2022 02:58 PM (3), 11/25/2022 03:02 PM (21)
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