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Drake Wilson discovered that Emacs did not correctly handle the safe mode of " enable-local-variables" . If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file while " enable-local-variables" was set to the non-default " :safe" , a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the user's privileges.
emacs22 vulnerability on Ubuntu 7.10