This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the get_next_valid_entry() function in quickfix.c. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Vim: 9.0.0000 - 9.0.0285Fixed software versions
Q & A
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?