FreeBSD : emacs -- movemail format string vulnerability (3e3c860d-7dae-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs. They can be exploited when connecting to a
malicious POP server and can allow an attacker can execute arbitrary
code under the privileges of the user running Emacs.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?db907910

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18910 (freebsd_pkg_3e3c860d7dae11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12462

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0100

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