Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2008:216)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was found in how Emacs would import python scripts
from the current working directory during the editing of a python
file. This could allow a local user to execute arbitrary code via a
trojan python file (CVE-2008-3949).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37477 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-216.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3949

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