CVE-2012-3479

NameCVE-2012-3479
Descriptionlisp/files.el in Emacs 23.2, 23.3, 23.4, and 24.1 automatically executes eval forms in local-variable sections when the enable-local-variables option is set to :safe, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary Emacs Lisp code via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2603-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs684694, 684695
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
emacs23 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze23.2+1-7+squeeze1fixed
wheezy23.4+1-4fixed
emacs24 (PTS)jessie, sid24.4+1-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
emacs23source(unstable)23.4+1-4medium684695
emacs23sourcesqueeze23.2+1-7+squeeze1mediumDSA-2603-1
emacs24source(unstable)24.2+1-1medium684694

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/13/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/13/2

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