Descriptionemacsclient-mail.desktop in Emacs 28.1 through 28.2 is vulnerable to shell command injections through a crafted mailto: URI. This is related to lack of compliance with the Desktop Entry Specification. It is fixed in 29.0.90
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1032538

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
emacs (PTS)buster1:26.1+1-3.2+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1:26.1+1-3.2+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security)1:27.1+1-3.1+deb11u2fixed
sid, trixie1:29.1+1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
emacssourcebuster(not affected)
emacssourcebullseye(not affected)


[bullseye] - emacs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 28.1)
[buster] - emacs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 28.1)
Introduced by: (emacs-28.0.90)
Fixed by:

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