CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


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


CVE-2023-48237 is a vulnerability affecting Vim, an open source command line text editor. The vulnerability occurs in certain versions of Vim when shifting lines in operator pending mode with a very large value, which can lead to an integer overflow. The impact is low and user interaction is required, meaning a crash may not occur in all situations. The issue has been addressed in commit 6bf131888, included in version 9.0.2112, and users are advised to upgrade. 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 the NVD rating, and it requires user interaction over a network connection to exploit.

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