Upstream information

CVE-2006-4262 at MITRE

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in cscope 15.5 and earlier allow user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via multiple vectors including (1) a long pathname that is not properly handled during file list parsing, (2) long pathnames that result from path variable expansion such as tilde expansion for the HOME environment variable, and (3) a long -f (aka reffile) command line argument.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 200534 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • cscope >= 15.6-95.22
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA cscope