CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0271

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
read-passwd and other Lisp functions in Emacs 20 do not properly clear the history of recently typed keys, which allows an attacker to read unencrypted passwords.
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> 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
   ADDREF XF:emacs-password-history
 Frech> XF:emacs-password-history
 Levy> Change BID reference to BID 1127

Proposed (Legacy)
20000426
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