CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0270

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The make-temp-name Lisp function in Emacs 20 creates temporary files with predictable names, which allows attackers to conduct a symlink attack.
References
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Assigning CNA
N/A
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(1) Baker
MODIFY(2) Frech, Levy
NOOP(3) Christey, Cole, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> ADDREF XF:emacs-tempfile-creation
   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-tempfile-creation
 Levy> Change BID reference to BID 1126

Proposed (Legacy)
20000426
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