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Debian: New cscope packages fix arbitrary code execution

Will Drewry of the Google Security Team discovered several buffer overflows in cscope, a source browsing tool, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1186-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 30th, 2006                    http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cscope
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-4262
Debian Bug     : 385893

Will Drewry of the Google Security Team discovered several buffer overflows
in cscope, a source browsing tool, which might lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 15.5+cvs20060902-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cscope package.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      597 288d126f1a8e75401bec5758d21fca6e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    22685 efce07e2dbfdba7329ec88a143c811ad
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   243793 beb6032a301bb11524aec74bfb5e4840

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   164514 0a49e059085c6b7935d19ade91441abf

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   152934 a10ede3f65739ef21806fd2eb139c572

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   147224 05f695127f6fcc7a934a4835c18d215c

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   158482 faf5225195dcb6b89fb22711ff45547e

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   143350 94dda40490e976fb3ba9a7aac7ea92d7

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   181116 52a1b55bcaa05bfe5731e53c14316620

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   140118 762aebb7ffbdee7c6787c750b53cd02e

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   157354 87e2ffcf7dc6ebc10523391b29e1ab27

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   155750 a566cbfcd6689dca81b8730148f59965

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   154680 2a959a398cff553b7a7c51ce554b516e

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   154500 6dd06b7d5ba9b119a1daf0f23fc65d79

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   148314 585ad5bb0f6e591e7f54ce8c147d1cfb


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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