GLSA-200610-08 : Cscope: Multiple 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-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
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-200610-08.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22894 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4262