vim (SSA:2023-004-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] vim (SSA:2023-004-01)
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2023 19:14:23 -0800 (PST)

Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security] vim (SSA:2023-004-01)

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/vim-9.0.1146-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
Fixed security issues:
Out-of-bounds Read in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1143.
Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1144.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/vim-gvim-9.0.1146-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:
dffb0b4933c0f2a5775bb5418fa529f3 vim-9.0.1146-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
fe55b89e85bf28ddaad4eb4a185e6261 vim-gvim-9.0.1146-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 packages:
f545d845f84e2cf7b9e70d4e24399232 vim-9.0.1146-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
0b393321a630706fd5d55afb457965bd vim-gvim-9.0.1146-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current packages:
390be0c7c06db5dda1105a7e76eb9c99 ap/vim-9.0.1146-i586-1.txz
6e4b2a6636fb59b018fe472b79fdcd9a xap/vim-gvim-9.0.1146-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current packages:
fb75bd8b22364f5565dc71bce414df2e ap/vim-9.0.1146-x86_64-1.txz
7fea640f68b015ff284c819b2b6584c2 xap/vim-gvim-9.0.1146-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg vim-9.0.1146-i586-1_slack15.0.txz vim-gvim-9.0.1146-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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