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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated semi packages that fix vulnerabilities in flim temporary file
handling are now available.
The semi package includes a MIME library for GNU Emacs and XEmacs used
by the wl mail package.
Tatsuya Kinoshita discovered a vulnerability in flim, an emacs library
for working with Internet messages included in the semi package.
Temporary files were being created without taking adequate
precautions, and therefore a local user could potentially overwrite
files with the privileges of the user running emacs. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2004-0422 to this issue.
Users of semi are advised to upgrade to these packages, which contain
a backported patch fixing this issue.
See also :
Update the affected semi and / or semi-xemacs packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14311 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0422
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