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. Updated packages are available from updates.redhat.com.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: cscope security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:1102-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1102.html Issue date: 2009-06-15 CVE Names: CVE-2004-2541 CVE-2009-0148 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated cscope package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64 3. Description: 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-2009-0148) 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. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259 5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 490667 - CVE-2004-2541, CVE-2009-0148 cscope: multiple buffer overflows 6. Package List: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client): Source: ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.src.rpm i386: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm x86_64: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server): Source: ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.src.rpm i386: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.i386.rpm ia64: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.ia64.rpm ppc: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.ppc.rpm s390x: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.s390x.rpm x86_64: cscope-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm cscope-debuginfo-15.5-15.1.el5_3.1.x86_64.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-2541 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0148 http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/ Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFKNrzqXlSAg2UNWIIRAmInAKCZFlnENfsuLC89lL/j10bKFm2/jACgty67 9U52SOXdexxIHvt6Akvf1qo= =wq3i -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----