Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDKSA-2000:088)
High Nessus Plugin ID 61874
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability exists in Emacs 20.6 and prior that allows any user on a multiuser system to eavesdrop on, or forge responses to, an Emacs client. The vulnerability stems from Emacs' failure to properly set permissions for slave PTY devices.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.