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[GLSA-200606-10] Cscope: Many buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Cscope: Many buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-10
(Cscope: Many buffer overflows)


Cscope does not verify the length of file names sourced in
#include statements.

Impact

A user could be enticed to source a carefully crafted file which
will permit the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running Cscope.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-2541


Solution:
All Cscope users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/cscope-15.5-r6"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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