ESB-2017.2304 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] emacs24: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2017-09-13

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                               ESB-2017.2304
                          emacs24 security update
                             13 September 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           emacs24
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3970

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running emacs24 check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3970-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 12, 2017                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : emacs24
CVE ID         : not yet available

Charles A. Roelli discovered that Emacs is vulnerable to arbitrary code
execution when rendering text/enriched MIME data (e.g. when using
Emacs-based mail clients).

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 24.4+1-5+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 24.5+1-11+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs24 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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