CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 16, 2023
Updated: Dec 28, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-48231 is a vulnerability that affects the Vim open-source command line text editor. When closing a window, Vim may attempt to access an already freed window structure. Although exploitation beyond crashing the application has not been demonstrated, users are advised to upgrade to release version 9.0.2106 to address this issue. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3 according to, and it requires user interaction over a network connection for exploitation. The impact score is 1.4, and the attack complexity is rated as LOW.

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