DSA 2603-1: emacs23 security update
Posted on: 01/10/2013 11:35 AM

An emacs23 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2603-1: emacs23 security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2603-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 09, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : emacs23
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-3479

Paul Ling discovered that Emacs insufficiently restricted the evaluation
of Lisp code if enable-local-variables is set to "safe".

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 23.2+1-7+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 23.4+1-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 23.4+1-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs23 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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