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[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

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