This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in get_one_sourceline() function. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Vim: 8.2.0 - 8.2.4974Fixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?