Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : emacs (cve_2012_3479_arbitrary_code)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80603


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- lisp/files.el in Emacs 23.2, 23.3, 23.4, and 24.1 automatically executes eval forms in local-variable sections when the enable-local-variables option is set to :safe, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary Emacs Lisp code via a crafted file.


Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80603

File Name: solaris11_emacs_20140731.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:emacs

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3479