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USN-919-1: Emacs vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/05/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

lib-src/movemail.c in movemail in emacs 22 and 23 allows local users to read, modify, or delete arbitrary mailbox files via a symlink attack, related to improper file-permission checks.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs22-bin-common
  • ubuntu-upgrade-emacs23-bin-common

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