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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2000-0271
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:03:48
Published 18 Apr 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0271

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gnu Emacs 20.0

  • Gnu Emacs 20.1

  • Gnu Emacs 20.2

  • Gnu Emacs 20.3

  • Gnu Emacs 20.4

  • Gnu Emacs 20.5

  • Gnu Emacs 20.6


References

BID - 1125

BUGTRAQ - 20000418 RUS-CERT Advisory 200004-01: GNU Emacs 20


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