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Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:37:53 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Chong Yidong <>,,,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: CEDET/Emacs global-ede-mode file
 loading vulnerability

On 01/09/2012 08:54 PM, Chong Yidong wrote:
> Kurt Seifried <> writes:
>> I'll assign this a CVE once I have determined the code base status (are
>> these considered the same codebase, or have they forked enough to be
>> considered separate code bases? Also I need to ensure this hasn't
>> already been assigned a CVE. CC'ing relevant developers as well.
> No, this hasn't already been assigned a CVE.  The upstream CEDET 1.0 is
> largely the same codebase as the CEDET distributed in Emacs.  The
> version in Emacs omits some CEDET components, and added some plumbing to
> integrate CEDET into the Emacs build system.  But the main part of the
> Emacs Lisp code, including the part affected by this flaw, is the same.
> David, could you write up a version of the fix that applies to the CEDET
> 1.0 tarball?  I think distributors who package CEDET will want it.
Please use CVE-2012-0035 for this issue (for both Emacs and CEDET).


-- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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