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An emacs security and bug fix update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.



RHSA-2023:2366-01: Moderate: emacs security and bug fix update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: emacs security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:2366-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:2366
Issue date: 2023-05-09
CVE Names: CVE-2022-45939
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1. Summary:

An update for emacs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 9) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

GNU Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting text editor. It
provides special code editing features, a scripting language (elisp), and
the capability to read e-mail and news.

Security Fix(es):

* emacs: ctags local command execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-45939)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 9.2 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1979804 - emacs: portable dumper incompatible with 64K pages on aarch64
2006856 - RPM inspection failure about hardening binaries
2149380 - CVE-2022-45939 emacs: ctags local command execution vulnerability

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 9):

Source:
emacs-27.2-8.el9.src.rpm

aarch64:
emacs-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-common-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-common-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-debugsource-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-lucid-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-lucid-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-nox-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm
emacs-nox-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
emacs-filesystem-27.2-8.el9.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
emacs-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-common-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-common-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-debugsource-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-lucid-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-lucid-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-nox-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm
emacs-nox-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
emacs-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-common-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-common-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-debugsource-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-lucid-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-lucid-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-nox-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm
emacs-nox-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
emacs-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-common-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-common-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-debugsource-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-lucid-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-lucid-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-nox-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm
emacs-nox-debuginfo-27.2-8.el9.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
  https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-45939
  https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
  https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/9/html/9.2_release_notes/index

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at   https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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