CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2006-04-22
Bugzilla: 499174: CVE-2009-1577 cscope: putstring buffer overflow


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1577 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cscope) RHSA-2009:1101 June 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cscope) RHSA-2009:1101 June 15, 2009

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