[USN-3428-1] Emacs vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Sep 21 21:48:08 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3428-1
September 21, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
Emacs could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- emacs25: GNU Emacs editor
Charles A. Roelli discovered that Emacs incorrectly handled certain
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an
attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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