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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.
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Assigning CNA
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 ??
 Frech> XF:emacs-local-eavesdrop
 Christey> ADDREF MANDRAKE:MDKSA-2000:088 ?
   Also, but is that a
   duplicate of BID:1125?

Proposed (Legacy)
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