SuSE 10 Security Update : GNU Emacs (ZYPP Patch Number 4190)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29416


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a bug in parsing GIF images that lead to a crash of emacs. (CVE-2007-2833)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4190.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29416

File Name: suse_emacs-4190.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2833