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<title>Cscope: Many buffer overflows</title>
<synopsis>
Cscope is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows that could lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Cscope</product>
<announced>June 11, 2006</announced>
<revised>June 11, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>133829</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-util/cscope" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">15.5-r6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">15.5-r6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Cscope is a developer's tool for browsing source code.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Cscope does not verify the length of file names sourced in
#include statements.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A user could be enticed to source a carefully crafted file which
will allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running Cscope.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Cscope users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-util/cscope-15.5-r6&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-2541">CVE-2004-2541</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 01 Jun 2006 07:07:22 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 05 Jun 2006 17:21:43 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 05 Jun 2006 18:50:34 +0000">
dizzutch
</metadata>
</glsa>