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USN-504-1: Emacs vulnerability

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USN-504-1: Emacs vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/21/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Emacs 21 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain crafted images, as demonstrated via a GIF image in vm mode, related to image size calculation.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs21
  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs21-nox

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