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Re: Re: CVE Request: CEDET/Emacs global-ede-mode file loading vulnerability
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:37:53 -0700

On 01/09/2012 08:54 PM, Chong Yidong wrote:
Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com> writes:

I'll assign this a CVE once I have determined the code base status (are
these considered the same codebase, or have they forked enough to be
considered separate code bases? Also I need to ensure this hasn't
already been assigned a CVE. CC'ing relevant developers as well.
No, this hasn't already been assigned a CVE.  The upstream CEDET 1.0 is
largely the same codebase as the CEDET distributed in Emacs.  The
version in Emacs omits some CEDET components, and added some plumbing to
integrate CEDET into the Emacs build system.  But the main part of the
Emacs Lisp code, including the part affected by this flaw, is the same.

David, could you write up a version of the fix that applies to the CEDET
1.0 tarball?  I think distributors who package CEDET will want it.
Please use CVE-2012-0035 for this issue (for both Emacs and CEDET).


-- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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