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Fedora Core 3 2005-116: emacs Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the emacs package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-116 (emacs).
Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting, modeless text
editor. Emacs contains special code editing features, a scripting
language (elisp), and the capability to read mail, news, and more
without leaving the editor.
This package provides an emacs binary with support for X windows.
This update fixes the CVE-2005-0100 movemail vulnerability
and backports the latest bug fixes.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=380
Threat Level: High
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