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The make-temp-name Lisp function in Emacs 20 creates temporary files with predictable names, which allows attackers to conduct a symlink attack.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000426 Disclaimer: The record 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 ??
 Frech> XF:emacs-tempfile-creation
 Levy> Change BID reference to BID 1126

Proposed (Legacy)
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