Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2014:118)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated emacs packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Steve Kemp discovered multiple temporary file handling issues in
Emacs. A local attacker could use these flaws to perform symbolic link
attacks against users running Emacs (CVE-2014-3421, CVE-2014-3422,
CVE-2014-3423).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0250.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74451 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67253

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3421
CVE-2014-3422
CVE-2014-3423

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