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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Emacs Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
GNU Emacs Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018277
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018277
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2833   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 21 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 21, possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GNU Emacs. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted e-mail message to cause the target emacs application to crash.

A demonstration exploit e-mail message is available at:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=5;filename=spam-bug;att=1;bug=408929

This vulnerability was reported by Debian.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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