CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0269

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Emacs 20 does not properly set permissions for a slave PTY device when starting a new subprocess, which allows local users to read or modify communications between Emacs and the subprocess.
References
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Assigning CNA
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Date Entry Created
20000426 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000426)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Levy
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Cole, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> ADDREF XF:emacs-local-eavesdrop
   Verify BID for this - is it 1125, 1126, or 1127?
   Also, ADDREF CALDERA:CSSA-2000-011.1 ??
   URL:ftp://ftp.calderasystems.com/pub/OpenLinux/security/CSSA-2000-011.1.txt
 Frech> XF:emacs-local-eavesdrop
 Christey> ADDREF MANDRAKE:MDKSA-2000:088 ?
   Also http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2164, but is that a
   duplicate of BID:1125?

Proposed (Legacy)
20000426
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