Code Execution Flaw in Vim and Neovim

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by mood, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Your Linux Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a File in Vim or Neovim Editor
    June 10, 2019
    https://thehackernews.com/2019/06/linux-vim-vulnerability.html
     
  2. fblais

    fblais Registered Member

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    Wow!
    I guess this was a debug feature for the sandbox, and they forgot to disable it afterwards.
    But just a guess of course.
     
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