Your Linux Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a File in Vim or Neovim Editor

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Wow! vi editor has a nasty security bug

Razmjou discovered a flaw in the way Vim editor handles “modelines,” a feature that’s enabled-by-default to automatically find and apply a set of custom preferences mentioned by the creator of a file near the starting and ending lines in the document.

https://thehackernews.com/2019/06/linux-vim-vulnerability.html