Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 14:10:55 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: Emacs 21 fast-lock-mode arbitrary lips code execution ====================================================== Name: CVE-2008-2142 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2142 Reference: MISC:http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.devel/96903 Reference: MISC:http://tracker.xemacs.org/XEmacs/its/issue378 Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=221197 Emacs 21 and XEmacs automatically load and execute .flc (fast lock) files that are associated with other files are edited within Emacs, which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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