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    Debian: DSA-2603-1: emacs23 security update

    Date 09 Jan 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Paul Ling discovered that Emacs insufficiently restricted the evaluation of Lisp code if enable-local-variables is set to "safe". For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2603-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 09, 2013                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : emacs23
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3479
    
    Paul Ling discovered that Emacs insufficiently restricted the evaluation 
    of Lisp code if enable-local-variables is set to "safe".
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 23.2+1-7+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 23.4+1-4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 23.4+1-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your emacs23 packages.
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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