Scientific Linux Security Update : emacs on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A command injection flaw within the Emacs 'enriched
mode' handling has been discovered. By tricking an
unsuspecting user into opening a specially crafted file
using Emacs, a remote attacker could exploit this flaw
to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the
Emacs user. (CVE-2017-14482)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cba499b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103353 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14482

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