A flaw was found in the Emacs text editor. Processing a specially crafted org-mode code with the "org-babel-execute:latex" function in ob-latex.el can result in arbitrary command execution. This CVE exists because of a CVE-2023-28617 security regression for the emacs package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2.
Published 2023-05-17 22:15:11
Updated 2023-05-25 17:25:35
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-2491

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-2491

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2023-2491

References for CVE-2023-2491

Products affected by CVE-2023-2491

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