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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0148

Original release date: 05/05/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Multiple buffer overflows in Cscope before 15.7a allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long strings in input such as (1) source-code tokens and (2) pathnames, related to integer overflows in some cases. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2004-2541.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490667
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1238
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090506 Re: Old cscope buffer overflow
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1101
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=947983
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1102
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1806
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cscope-cvs] 20090410 CVS: cscope/src snprintf.c, NONE, 1.1 build.c, 1.14, 1.15 command.c, 1.32, 1.33 dir.c, 1.30, 1.31 display.c, 1.29, 1.30 edit.c, 1.6, 1.7 exec.c, 1.11, 1.12 find.c, 1.20, 1.21 global.h, 1.36, 1.37 main.c, 1.45, 1.46 Makefile.am, 1.12, 1.13 Makefile.in, 1.15, 1.16 vpaccess.c, 1.2, 1.3 vpfopen.c, 1.3, 1.4 vpopen.c, 1.4, 1.5
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9633
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-02
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=4664&release_id=679527
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022218
External Source: BID
Name: 34805

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9633
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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