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CVE-2006-4262 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/23/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/16/2009)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was not vulnerable to this issue as it contained a backported patch since its first release. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, this issue was addressed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1101.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-08.xml
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=30266760&forum_id=33500
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=30266761&forum_id=33500
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1186
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1101.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19686
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19687
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3374 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=203645 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28545
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28546
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9661

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9661
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9661

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:cscope:cscope:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 15.5

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4262
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017