CVE-2017-14482

Public on 2017-10-12
Modified on 2017-10-13
Description
A command injection flaw within the Emacs "enriched mode" handling has been discovered. By tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a specially crafted file using Emacs, a remote attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the Emacs user.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 emacs 2017-10-12 20:38 ALAS-2017-912

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 6.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H