This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
CWE-416 - Use After Free
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing files within the do_tag() function in vim/src/tag.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: before 9.0.0389
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?