vim (SSA:2023-025-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] vim (SSA:2023-025-02)
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 16:41:46 -0800 (PST)

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[slackware-security] vim (SSA:2023-025-02)

New vim packages are available for Slackware 15.0 and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/vim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
Fixed a security issue:
Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1225.
Thanks to marav for the heads-up.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/vim-gvim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated packages for Slackware 15.0:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated packages for Slackware -current:

Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 15.0 packages:
0997d51b2d869afc15da238c907b7ee7 vim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
359baba3d152aa52a13166e4bd962ff2 vim-gvim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 packages:
3b3133c070604089af7f8f3665aaf50b vim-9.0.1241-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
b42a8158f899e29d1f0dba9fa0b60466 vim-gvim-9.0.1241-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current packages:
6f585c42405af1a6558cefb49ff50871 ap/vim-9.0.1241-i586-1.txz
065f25185a2993f1a0dda72c577a4f62 xap/vim-gvim-9.0.1241-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
9fb71615bf5556290feb2c403c3726e5 ap/vim-9.0.1241-x86_64-1.txz
5d6c4f1dcd6cb14f21d927afb337dcf7 xap/vim-gvim-9.0.1241-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg vim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz vim-gvim-9.0.1241-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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