GLSA-201812-05 : EDE: Privilege escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 119483
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-05 (EDE: Privilege escalation)
An untrusted search path vulnerability was discovered in EDE.
A local attacker could escalate his privileges via a specially crafted Lisp expression in a Project.ede file in the directory or a parent directory of an opened file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll EDE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-xemacs/ede-1.07'