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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51658
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:110
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:110.

Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting, modeless text editor.

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs. If a user connects to a malicious POP server,
an attacker can execute arbitrary code as the user running emacs. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2005-0100 to this issue.

Users of Emacs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-110.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0100
BugTraq ID: 12462
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12462
Bugtraq: 20050207 [USN-76-1] Emacs vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110780416112719&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-670 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-670
Debian Security Information: DSA-671 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-671
Debian Security Information: DSA-685 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-685
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/433928/30/5010/threaded
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:038
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9408
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-110.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-112.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-133.html
XForce ISS Database: xemacs-movemail-format-string(19246)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19246
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