Upstream information

CVE-2007-5795 at MITRE

Description

The hack-local-variables function in Emacs before 22.2, when enable-local-variables is set to :safe, does not properly search lists of unsafe or risky variables, which might allow user-assisted attackers to bypass intended restrictions and modify critical program variables via a file containing a Local variables declaration.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 339033 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • emacs >= 22.3-4.32.4
  • emacs-el >= 22.3-4.32.4
  • emacs-info >= 22.3-4.32.4
  • emacs-nox >= 22.3-4.32.4
  • emacs-x11 >= 22.3-4.32.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA emacs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • emacs >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-el >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-info >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-nox >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-x11 >= 22.3-4.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA emacs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • emacs >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-el >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-info >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-nox >= 22.3-4.40.1
  • emacs-x11 >= 22.3-4.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA emacs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • emacs >= 22.3-4.42.1
  • emacs-el >= 22.3-4.42.1
  • emacs-info >= 22.3-4.42.1
  • emacs-nox >= 22.3-4.42.1
  • emacs-x11 >= 22.3-4.42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA emacs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • emacs-nox >= 22.3-4.42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA emacs-nox