Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2008:153)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in emacs was found where an attacker could provide a
group of files containing local variable definitions and arbitrary
Lisp code to be executed when one of the provided files is opened by
emacs (CVE-2008-2142).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37529 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-153.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2142

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