Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDKSA-2005:038)
High Nessus Plugin ID 16473
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMax Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the movemail utility in Emacs. If a user connects to a malicious POP server, an attacker can execute arbitrary code as the user running emacs.
The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.