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[DSA325] DSA-325-1 eldav Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-325-1 eldav

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
version 0.0.20020411-1woody1.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain an eldav
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7.2-1.
We recommend that you update your eldav package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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