SuSE 11.3 Security Update : emacs (SAT Patch Number 10519)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 83285


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Emacs has been updated to fix the following issues :

- Several cases of insecure usage of temporary files.
(CVE-2014-3421 / CVE-2014-3422 / CVE-2014-3423 / CVE-2014-3424)

- Use of vc-annotate for renamed files when using Git.


Apply SAT patch number 10519.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 83285

File Name: suse_11_emacs-150323.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/08

Modified: 2015/05/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:emacs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:emacs-el, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:emacs-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:emacs-nox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:emacs-x11, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/23

Reference Information

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