DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in emacs allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a large precision value in an integer format string specifier to the format function, as demonstrated via a certain "emacs -batch -eval" command line.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2007:025, published Wed, 05 Dec 2007 12:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2008:003, published Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 16:39:22 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:39 2022