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CVE-2008-2142

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Emacs 21 and XEmacs automatically load and execute .flc (fast lock) files that are associated with other files that are edited within Emacs, which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published