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emacs -- Arbitrary shell code evaluation vulnerability

Affected packages
emacs < 29.3_3,3
emacs-canna < 29.3_3,3
emacs-nox < 29.3_3,3
emacs-wayland < 29.3_3,3
emacs-devel <,3
emacs-devel-nox <,3


VuXML ID 4f6c4c07-3179-11ef-9da5-1c697a616631
Discovery 2024-06-22
Entry 2024-06-23

GNU Emacs developers report:

Emacs 29.4 is an emergency bugfix release intended to fix a security vulnerability. Arbitrary shell commands are no longer run when turning on Org mode in order to avoid running malicious code.