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    Debian: New cscope packages fix arbitrary code execution

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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1186-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    September 30th, 2006          
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    Package        : cscope
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
    Problem-Type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-4262
    Debian Bug     : 385893
    Will Drewry of the Google Security Team discovered several buffer overflows
    in cscope, a source browsing tool, which might lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version cscope_15.5-1.1sarge2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 15.5+cvs20060902-1.
    We recommend that you upgrade your cscope package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      597 288d126f1a8e75401bec5758d21fca6e
          Size/MD5 checksum:    22685 efce07e2dbfdba7329ec88a143c811ad
          Size/MD5 checksum:   243793 beb6032a301bb11524aec74bfb5e4840
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   164514 0a49e059085c6b7935d19ade91441abf
      AMD64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   152934 a10ede3f65739ef21806fd2eb139c572
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   147224 05f695127f6fcc7a934a4835c18d215c
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   158482 faf5225195dcb6b89fb22711ff45547e
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   143350 94dda40490e976fb3ba9a7aac7ea92d7
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   181116 52a1b55bcaa05bfe5731e53c14316620
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   140118 762aebb7ffbdee7c6787c750b53cd02e
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   157354 87e2ffcf7dc6ebc10523391b29e1ab27
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   155750 a566cbfcd6689dca81b8730148f59965
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   154680 2a959a398cff553b7a7c51ce554b516e
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   154500 6dd06b7d5ba9b119a1daf0f23fc65d79
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:   148314 585ad5bb0f6e591e7f54ce8c147d1cfb
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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