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Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 19:24:29 +0200
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Emacs 21 fast-lock-mode arbitrary lips code execution

Hi Robert,
* Robert Buchholz <> [2008-05-12 19:05]:
> On Monday, 12. May 2008, Nico Golde wrote:
> > * Robert Buchholz <> [2008-05-10 15:01]:
> > > Emacs 21 and Xemacs will execute any lisp code present in a .flc file
> > > that accompanies the file the user opens.
> >
> > The same applies to emacs22.
> Our emacs maintainer said version 22 would warn you that lisp code from the 
> file would be executed. Could you confirm otherwise?

At least not with the emacs22 installation I tried this with (22.2).
As this is a rather old version, this may depend on the 
version used?

Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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