This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error within the vim_regexec_multi() function in regexp.c in Vim. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Vim: before 8.2.3883CPE2.3
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?