Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5360-1 emacs -- security update

Date Reported:
23 Feb 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-48337, CVE-2022-48338, CVE-2022-48339.
More information:

Xi Lu discovered that missing input sanitising in Emacs (in etags, the Ruby mode and htmlfontify) could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 1:27.1+1-3.1+deb11u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your emacs packages.

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