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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-48339) (Multiple Advisories): emacs security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-48339) (Multiple Advisories): emacs security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/20/2023
Created
05/18/2023
Added
05/17/2023
Modified
11/22/2023

Description

An issue was discovered in GNU Emacs through 28.2. htmlfontify.el has a command injection vulnerability. In the hfy-istext-command function, the parameter file and parameter srcdir come from external input, and parameters are not escaped. If a file name or directory name contains shell metacharacters, code may be executed.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-el
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-filesystem
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-lucid
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-nox
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-terminal

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