openSUSE 10 Security Update : emacs (emacs-5597)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34213


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


When editing Python files Emacs accidentally imported other Python script in the current directory (CVE-2008-3949).


Update the affected emacs packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34213

File Name: suse_emacs-5597.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/16

Modified: 2014/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:emacs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:emacs-el, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:emacs-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:emacs-nox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:emacs-x11, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3949

CWE: 94