Vulnerability identifier: #VU61332
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
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.
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Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.