SuSE 10 Security Update : Emacs (ZYPP Patch Number 5248)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5248.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32440 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2142

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