Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : emacs (MDVSA-2015:117)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 82370

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated emacs packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Steve Kemp discovered multiple temporary file handling issues in Emacs. A local attacker could use these flaws to perform symbolic link attacks against users running Emacs (CVE-2014-3421, CVE-2014-3422, CVE-2014-3423, CVE-2014-3424).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0250.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 82370

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-117.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs-el, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs-leim, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:emacs-nox, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3421, CVE-2014-3422, CVE-2014-3423, CVE-2014-3424

MDVSA: 2015:117