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USN-607-1: Emacs vulnerabilities

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USN-607-1: Emacs vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/07/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs21
  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs21-bin-common
  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs22
  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs22-bin-common

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