11920 : Cscope #include filename Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-11-11

Description

A local overflow exists in Cscope. Cscope fails to check the length of passed values resulting in an environment variable overflow. With a specially crafted #include filename, an attacker can cause the $PATHNAME to overflow resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Products

Sourceforge.net
Cscope
15.5

References

Tools & Filters

21590 22606

Credit

  • Jason Duell - jcduellusers.sourceforge.net -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-12-09 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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