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|Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:23 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201401-31 ] CEDET: Privilege escalation
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: CEDET: Privilege escalation (GLSA 201401-31)
Date: January 27, 2014
A vulnerability in CEDET could result in privilege escalation.
CEDET is a Collection of Emacs Development Environment Tools written
with the end goal of creating an advanced development environment in
Vulnerable: < 1.0.1
Unaffected: >= 1.0.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
An untrusted search path vulnerability was discovered in CEDET.
A local attacker could escalate his privileges via a specially crafted
Lisp expression in a Project.ede file in the directory or a parent
directory of an opened file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All CEDET users should upgrade to the latest version:
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emacs/cedet-1.0.1"
available since February 01, 2012. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.