libgedit.a in GNOME gedit through 3.22.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a file that begins with many '\0' characters.
@maintainer(s), issue seems unknown to upstream at this time.
Daj Uan (jmbailey/mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Padawan
Update: @maintainer(s), see $URL for details.
@security, according to: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gedit/ReportingBugs this type of bug is expected behavior.