Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the email helper in Emacs did not
correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could perform a
symlink race to read or append to another user's mailbox if it was
stored under a group-writable group-'mail' directory.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 45377 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0825