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CentOS Update for cscope CESA-2009:1101 centos3 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'cscope' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

cscope is a mature, ncurses-based, C source-code tree browsing tool. 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 users of cscope are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to fix these issues. All running instances of cscope must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

cscope on CentOS 3

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)