CVE-2022-0629 Stack-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.

CVE-2022-0629 Stack-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 8.2.

This vulnerability made it possible for attackers to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. This vulnerability was patched in vim 8.2.
In March 2018, a critical vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption library was announced. This vulnerability made it possible for attackers to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. This vulnerability was patched in OpenSSL in version 1.0.2g in March 2018. This is likely the reason why the RedTeam Pentesting reported that some customers were still running insecure versions of OpenSSL in their environment. In this tutorial, we will be installing OpenSSL 1.0.2g on Ubuntu 16.04. You can follow the same process to upgrade OpenSSL on other versions of Ubuntu 16.04. OpenSSL is a widely used encryption library. It is used by many applications and services to protect network traffic, user data, and system data.

Install OpenSSL Package on Ubuntu

To install OpenSSL on Ubuntu 16.04, we need to add the repository for the package. This will ensure that our system is always up-to-date with the latest updates and security patches.

Installing OpenSSL on Ubuntu 16.04

To install the latest version of OpenSSL on Ubuntu 16.04, we'll first need to update apt-get with the latest package information. We'll also be installing curl and openssl-dev because they are required for compiling the OpenSSL libraries.

Getting Started

To get started, you need to install the following packages on Ubuntu 16.04:

Install OpenSSL on Ubuntu 16.04

You need to be root to install OpenSSL on Ubuntu 16.04.

Prerequisites

In order to perform the tutorial, you will need a working Linux system with an Internet connection. You will also need the following packages installed: sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev

References

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