This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated Emacs packages that fix a string format issue are now
Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting, modeless text
Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs. If a user connects to a malicious POP
server, an attacker can execute arbitrary code as the user running
emacs. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0100 to this issue.
Users of Emacs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16368 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0100