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[DSA685] DSA-685-1 emacs21 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-685-1 emacs21

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Max Vozeler discovered several format string vulnerabilities in the
movemail utility of Emacs, the well-known editor. Via connecting to a
malicious POP server a possible hacker can execute arbitrary code under the
rights of group mail.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 21.2-1woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 21.3+1-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your emacs packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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