FreeBSD : cscope -- multiple buffer overflows (c14aa48c-5ab7-11de-bc9b-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39428


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Cscope, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to various boundary errors, which can be exploited to cause buffer overflows when parsing specially crafted files or directories.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39428

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c14aa48c5ab711debc9b0030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/06/17

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cscope, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0148

BID: 34805

Secunia: 34978

CWE: 119