CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2000-0271

Published: Apr 18, 2000 | Modified: Sep 10, 2008
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

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.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Emacs Gnu 20.0 20.0
Emacs Gnu 20.1 20.1
Emacs Gnu 20.2 20.2
Emacs Gnu 20.3 20.3
Emacs Gnu 20.4 20.4
Emacs Gnu 20.5 20.5
Emacs Gnu 20.6 20.6

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