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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3949

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/22/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

emacs/lisp/progmodes/python.el in Emacs 22.1 and 22.2 imports Python script from the current working directory during editing of a Python file, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-emacs
  • suse-upgrade-emacs-el
  • suse-upgrade-emacs-info
  • suse-upgrade-emacs-nox
  • suse-upgrade-emacs-x11

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