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[DSA325] DSA-325-1 eldav Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
eldav, a WebDAV client for Emacs, creates temporary files without
taking appropriate security precautions. This vulnerability could be
exploited by a local user to create or overwrite files with the
rights of the user running emacs and eldav.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain an eldav
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your eldav package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-325
Threat Level: High
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