Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200610-08] Cscope: Multiple buffer overflows


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200610-08] Cscope: Multiple buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Cscope: Multiple buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-08
(Cscope: Multiple buffer overflows)


Unchecked use of strcpy() and *scanf() leads to several buffer
overflows.

Impact

A user could be enticed to open a carefully crafted file which would
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-2006-4262


Solution:
All Cscope users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/cscope-15.5.20060927"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Seagate 1TB ENT CAP 3.5 HDD SATA 7200 RPM 128MB 3.5IN ST1000NM0055
$101.02
Seagate 1TB ENT CAP 3.5 HDD SATA 7200 RPM 128MB 3.5IN ST1000NM0055 pictureWD Se 1 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive WD1002F9YZ
$226.18
WD Se 1 TB 3.5WD 1TB My Passport for MAC Portable Hard Drive - Time Machine Ready
$67.3
WD 1TB My Passport for MAC Portable Hard Drive - Time Machine Ready pictureHP PROLIANT DL585 G7 SERVER FOUR AMD 6238 2.60GHZ 512GB 2 X 1TB SAS
$9479.0
HP PROLIANT DL585 G7 SERVER FOUR AMD 6238 2.60GHZ 512GB 2 X 1TB SAS picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.