GLSA-200606-10 : Cscope: Many buffer overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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 allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running Cscope.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-10.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21703 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2541