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OS X security update 2008-002 for Emacs (CVE-2007-6109)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) December 07, 2007 December 16, 2011 February 13, 2015

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in emacs allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a large precision value in an integer format string specifier to the format function, as demonstrated via a certain "emacs -batch -eval" command line.

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Solution

apple-osx-security-update-2008-002

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