Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2010:083)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in emacs :

lib-src/movemail.c in movemail in emacs 22 and 23 allows local users
to read, modify, or delete arbitrary mailbox files via a symlink
attack, related to improper file-permission checks (CVE-2010-0825).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45588 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-083.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0825

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