Mandriva: 2013:076: emacs
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated emacs packages fix security vulnerabilities: Untrusted search path vulnerability in EDE in CEDET before 1.0.1, as used in GNU Emacs before 23.4 and other products, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted Lisp expression in a Project.ede [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:076
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : emacs
 Date    : April 8, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated emacs packages fix security vulnerabilities:
 
 Untrusted search path vulnerability in EDE in CEDET before 1.0.1, as
 used in GNU Emacs before 23.4 and other products, allows local users
 to gain privileges via a crafted Lisp expression in a Project.ede
 file in the directory, or a parent directory, of an opened file
 (CVE-2012-0035).
 
 lisp/files.el in Emacs 23.2, 23.3, 23.4, and 24.1 automatically
 executes eval forms in local-variable sections when the
 enable-local-variables option is set to :safe, which allows
 user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary Emacs Lisp code
 via a crafted file (CVE-2012-3479).
 
 Additionally a problem was fixed reading xz compressed files
 (mga#7759).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0035
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3479
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0261
 https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7759
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 9b260e9fa159f6c68e0dee0ed0d7399f  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-23.3-9.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 63eed00b5c89f6de68802b2a5bbcdcf6  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-common-23.3-9.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 3459071134ceb1fc8bbcebb4c312a1f0  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-doc-23.3-9.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 24e110f385b024074ea7f42e08a86c38  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-el-23.3-9.1.mbs1.noarch.rpm
 b35e183582665f3518c2ca9184a7d60a  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-leim-23.3-9.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 524f81af35d86dd3d9fde1d255e6d394  mbs1/x86_64/emacs-nox-23.3-9.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 b9fd621ceca317114cc18dc60734b05b  mbs1/SRPMS/emacs-23.3-9.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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