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Debian alert DSA-1186-1 (cscope)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1186-1] New cscope packages fix arbitrary code execution
Date:  Sat, 30 Sep 2006 15:42:37 +0200

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 1186-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff September 30th, 2006 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 - -------------------- 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 - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 597 288d126f1a8e75401bec5758d21fca6e Size/MD5 checksum: 22685 efce07e2dbfdba7329ec88a143c811ad Size/MD5 checksum: 243793 beb6032a301bb11524aec74bfb5e4840 Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 164514 0a49e059085c6b7935d19ade91441abf AMD64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 152934 a10ede3f65739ef21806fd2eb139c572 ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 147224 05f695127f6fcc7a934a4835c18d215c HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 158482 faf5225195dcb6b89fb22711ff45547e Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 143350 94dda40490e976fb3ba9a7aac7ea92d7 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 181116 52a1b55bcaa05bfe5731e53c14316620 Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 140118 762aebb7ffbdee7c6787c750b53cd02e Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 157354 87e2ffcf7dc6ebc10523391b29e1ab27 Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 155750 a566cbfcd6689dca81b8730148f59965 PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 154680 2a959a398cff553b7a7c51ce554b516e IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 154500 6dd06b7d5ba9b119a1daf0f23fc65d79 Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 148314 585ad5bb0f6e591e7f54ce8c147d1cfb These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFFHnQXXm3vHE4uyloRApoOAJ0R5RwpS5X9HrDUfThRjPkttc9rSACgm/v4 XIfAMzASymPZv4x0KNZWrkU= =1IlY -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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