Upstream information

CVE-2003-1232 at MITRE


Emacs 21.2.1 does not prompt or warn the user before executing Lisp code in the local variables section of a text file, which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated using the mode-name variable.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 133230 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:35:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022