CVE-2007-2833

NameCVE-2007-2833
DescriptionEmacs 21 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain crafted images, as demonstrated via a GIF image in vm mode, related to image size calculation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1316-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs408929

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
emacs-snapshotsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
emacs21source(unstable)21.4a+1-5.1low408929
emacs21sourceetch21.4a+1-3etch1highDSA-1316-1

Notes

The bug is not present in emacs22 22.2+1-1. It was probably
fixed before the first emacs22 upload.

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