Fedora 16 : emacs-23.3-10.fc16 (2012-11872)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61633
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-2012-3479 emacs: Evaluation of 'eval' forms in file-local variable sections, when 'enable-local-variables' set to ':safe'
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SolutionUpdate the affected emacs package.