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Several important security issues were discovered in the Vim enhanced vi editor, including an out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2022-0128), improper memory management when recording and using select mode (CVE-2022-0393), and incorrect handling of certain memory operations during a visual block yank (CVE-2022-0407). Due to their high confidentiality, integrity and availability impact, these bugs have received a National Vulnerability Database severity rating of High.

​​An attacker could possibly use these issues to cause a denial of service (DoS) or execute arbitrary code.

An update for Vim that fixes these flaws is now available. We strongly recommend that all impacted users apply the Vim updates issued by their distro(s) immediately to prevent downtime or compromise due to an attack.

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