Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164471
CAN-2005-0100 Arbitrary code execution in *emacs*
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:29:55 EDT
*** This bug has been split off bug 146700 ***
------- Original comment by Josh Bressers (Security Response Team) on 2005.01.31
Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs, the well-known editor. Via connecting to a
malicious POP server an attacker can execute arbitrary code under the
privileges of group mail (or worse, depending on the permissions of
the movemail binary).
oops.. my search for dupes was fubar :( this is a dupe of bug 152898.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 152898 ***