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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1577

Original release date: 05/07/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the putstring function in find.c in Cscope before 15.6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) function name or (2) symbol in a source-code file.


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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9837
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-02
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1101
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090506 Re: Old cscope buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499174
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090505 Old cscope buffer overflow
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090506 Re: Old cscope buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cscope.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/cscope/cscope/src/find.c?r1=1.18&r2=1.19
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/rpms/cscope/devel/cscope-15.5-putstring-overflow.patch
External Source: XF
Name: cscope-findc-bo(50366)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=189666
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cscope.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/cscope/cscope/src/find.c?view=log#rev1.19

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9837
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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