Ubuntu 18.10 / 19.04 : Neovim vulnerability (USN-4016-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 125854
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Neovim incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected neovim and / or neovim-runtime packages.