USN-3427-1: Emacs vulnerability
21 September 2017
Emacs could be made to run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- emacs24 - GNU Emacs editor
Charles A. Roelli discovered that Emacs incorrectly handled certain
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file (e.g., email
messages in gnus), an attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
- USN-3428-1: emacs25