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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-14482: Important: emacs security update (CESA-2017:2771)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-14482: Important: emacs security update (CESA-2017:2771)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/19/2017
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

GNU Emacs before 25.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via email with crafted "Content-Type: text/enriched" data containing an x-display XML element that specifies execution of shell commands, related to an unsafe text/enriched extension in lisp/textmodes/enriched.el, and unsafe Gnus support for enriched and richtext inline MIME objects in lisp/gnus/mm-view.el. In particular, an Emacs user can be instantly compromised by reading a crafted email message (or Usenet news article).

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-emacs
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-common
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-el
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-filesystem
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-nox
  • centos-upgrade-emacs-terminal

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