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Upstream information

CVE-2012-3479 at MITRE


lisp/files.el in Emacs 23.2, 23.3, 23.4, and 24.1 automatically executes eval forms in local-variable sections when the enable-local-variables option is set to :safe, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary Emacs Lisp code via a crafted file.
CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.82
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 775993 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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