Scientific Linux Security Update : cscope on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in cscope. An attacker could
create a specially crafted source code file that could cause cscope to
crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when browsed with cscope.
(CVE-2004-2541, CVE-2006-4262, CVE-2009-0148, CVE-2009-1577)

All running instances of cscope must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected cscope package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60595 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2541

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