Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDKSA-2005:038)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility in Emacs. If a user connects to a malicious POP
server, an attacker can execute arbitrary code as the user running
emacs.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16473 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-038.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0100

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