A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Drake Wilson discovered that Emacs did not correctly handle the safe
mode of "enable-local-variables". If a user were tricked into opening
a specially crafted file while "enable-local-variables" was set to the
non-default ":safe", a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands
with the user's privileges.