Unspecified vulnerability in Emacs via a symlink attack - CVE-2014-3421
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:21809||Date: (C)2014-12-01 (M)2018-05-12|
|Class: VULNERABILITY||Family: unix|
The host is installed with Emacs 24.3 and earlier and is prone to an unspecified vulnerability. A flaw is present in the application, which fails to properly handle a symlink attack on the /tmp/gnus.face.ppm temporary file. Successful exploitation allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files.
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5|