Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2008:153)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37529
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in emacs was found where an attacker could provide a group of files containing local variable definitions and arbitrary Lisp code to be executed when one of the provided files is opened by emacs (CVE-2008-2142).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.