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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0148

Multiple buffer overflows in Cscope before 15.7a allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long strings in input such as (1) source-code tokens and (2) pathnames, related to integer overflows in some cases. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2004-2541.
Publish Date : 2009-05-05 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-03-16 2009-04-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1806 cscope -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8245 unix
DSA-1806-1 cscope -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13645 unix
ELSA-2009:1102: cscope security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22213 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in Cscope before 15.7a allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long strings in in... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9633 unix
RHSA-2009:1101: cscope security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091101 unix
RHSA-2009:1102 -- cscope security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29254 unix
RHSA-2009:1102: cscope security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091102 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0148

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cscope Cscope 13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cscope Cscope 15.0bl2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Cscope Cscope 15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Cscope Cscope 15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Cscope Cscope 15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Cscope Cscope 15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Cscope Cscope 15.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Cscope Cscope 15.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cscope Cscope 8

- References For CVE-2009-0148
BID 34805 Cscope Multiple Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-16
SECTRACK 1022218
CERT TA09-133A
VUPEN ADV-2009-1238
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1101
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1102
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
MLIST [cscope-cvs] 20090410 CVS: cscope/src snprintf.c, NONE, 1.1 build.c, 1.14, 1.15 command.c, 1.32, 1.33 dir.c, 1.30, 1.31 display.c, 1.29, 1.30 edit.c, 1.6, 1.7 exec.c, 1.11, 1.12 find.c, 1.20, 1.21 global.h, 1.36, 1.37 main.c, 1.45, 1.46, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.16 vpaccess.c, 1.2, 1.3 vpfopen.c, 1.3, 1.4 vpopen.c, 1.4, 1.5 CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20090506 Re: Old cscope buffer overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0148

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