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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.
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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> Verify BID for this - is it 1125, 1126, or 1127?
   Also, ADDREF CALDERA:CSSA-2000-011.1 ??
   ADDREF XF:emacs-password-history
 Frech> XF:emacs-password-history
 Levy> Change BID reference to BID 1127

Proposed (Legacy)
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