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[DSA671] DSA-671-1 xemacs21

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-671-1 xemacs21

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs, the well-known editor. Via connecting to a
malicious POP server a possible hacker can execute arbitrary code under the
rights of group mail.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 21.4.6-8woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 21.4.16-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your emacs packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-671
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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