CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 16, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 190


CVE-2023-48233 is a vulnerability that affects Vim, an open source command line text editor. The vulnerability occurs when the count after the :s command exceeds the limit of a signed long variable, resulting in a crash. The impact of this vulnerability is low, as user interaction is required and a crash may not occur in all situations. To remediate this issue, users are advised to upgrade to release version 9.0.2108 or later. 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 NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 2.8, and it requires network access and user interaction to be exploited.

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