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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201403-05
(GNU Emacs: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Emacs:
is enabled, EDE in Emacs automatically
loads a Project.ede file from the project directory (CVE-2012-0035).
is set to &lsquo
automatically processes eval forms (CVE-2012-3479).
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GNU Emacs 24.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/emacs-24.1-r1'
All GNU Emacs 23.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/emacs-23.4-r4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73127 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5135454969
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0035CVE-2012-3479
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