Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3975-1 emacs25 -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14482.
More information:

Charles A. Roelli discovered that Emacs is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution when rendering text/enriched MIME data (e.g. when using Emacs-based mail clients).

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 25.1+1-4+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs25 packages.