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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SSA-2005-201-02 emacs movemail POP utility

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2005-201-02 emacs movemail POP utility

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


New emacs packages are available for Slackware 10.1 and -current to
a security issue with the movemail utility for retrieving mail from
a POP mail server. If used to connect to a malicious POP server, it
is possible for the server to cause the execution of arbitrary code as
the user running emacs.



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

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