Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 4 (cscope) RHSA-2009:1101 2009-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cscope) RHSA-2009:1101 2009-06-15