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<glsa id="200610-08">
<title>Cscope: Multiple 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>October 20, 2006</announced>
<revised>October 20, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>144869</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-util/cscope" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">15.5.20060927</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">15.5.20060927</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Cscope is a developer's tool for browsing source code.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Unchecked use of strcpy() and *scanf() leads to several buffer
overflows.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A user could be enticed to open a carefully crafted file which would
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-15.5.20060927&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4262">CVE-2006-4262</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 18 Oct 2006 20:32:19 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 18 Oct 2006 20:33:33 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>