This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the utfc_ptr2len() function at mbyte.c. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted fule, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Vim: 9.0.0000 - 9.0.0482Fixed software versions
Q & A
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