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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0035

Original release date: 01/19/2012
Last revised: 12/12/2013


Untrusted search path vulnerability in EDE in CEDET before 1.0.1, as used in GNU Emacs before 23.4 and other products, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted Lisp expression in a Project.ede file in the directory, or a parent directory, of an opened file.


Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1586-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120109 Re: Re: CVE Request: CEDET/Emacs global-ede-mode file loading vulnerability
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-0494
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120109 CVE Request: CEDET/Emacs global-ede-mode file loading vulnerability
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [emacs-devel] 20120109 Security flaw in EDE; new release plans
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cedet-devel] 20120111 CEDET 1.0.1 available online
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-0462
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:076
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cedet-devel] 20120109 Security flaw in EDE

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