Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3416-1 emacs -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 May 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1031730, Bug 1033342.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-48337, CVE-2022-48339, CVE-2023-28617.
More information:

Xi Lu discovered that missing input sanitizing in Emacs could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 1:26.1+1-3.2+deb10u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs packages.

For the detailed security status of emacs please refer to its security tracker page at:

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