openSUSE 10 Security Update : emacs (emacs-5247)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Xemacs automatically loaded fast-lock files which allowed local
attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user editing the associated
files (CVE-2008-2142).

Solution :

Update the affected emacs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32439 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2142

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