Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1101-1 emacs23 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14482.
More information:

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 Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 23.4+1-4+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs23 packages.

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