Security update for emacs
(Last modified: 23NOV2005)
solutions Security update for emacs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d5a3b8a08021cad595eccfd4646079c2)
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
mechanisms. This would a allow an attacker to execute lisp code as the
user opening a handcrafted textfile supplied by the attacker.
Newer versions of Emacs query the user if he wants to do that, only
Emacs in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 8 did not do this.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2003-1232.
rpm -Fhv emacs.rpm
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