DSA 610-1: New cscope packages fix insecure temporary file creation
Posted on: 12/17/2004 06:12 AM

New cscope packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA 610-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
December 17th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : cscope
Vulnerability : insecure temporary file
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0996
BugTraq ID : 11697
Debian Bug : 282815

A vulnerability has been discovered in cscope, a program to interactively examine C source code, which may allow local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 15.3-1woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 15.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cscope package.

Upgrade Instructions
---------------------

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 3.0 alias woody
---------------------------------

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 593 92a1d4fc455afa78d855f61032726cfb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 5750 2e991cad957c7fc76da2f6e05e02162d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 196580 7540514aab8c0a3737ee8dd08a5422ba

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 129904 55a18b826ab935a85ff9b1151d7058cf

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111498 5da8a35ac3eaba039afa93ac1beba3ae

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 105106 9dc15376b2fafce9a63cdadae3784b35

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 148664 9373976f2b1a14a165b71a04c3ed0c99

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 121870 49f6e6a16ad6c9646b18a87790d775ca

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102290 428a0104834961d7e6fc8935d41653e3

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119642 358d6239a38bffffc5d767ab3fceb4c4

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 119442 60c6abca0f605bf8efa6e0160716d351

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 114240 00df8d48376af2f93bda799ad9c95e16

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 111110 c50a7ffc138d41c33ad6c7a7e768ff38

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cscope/cscope_15.3-1woody2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 115174 4e14738f98c36bb1cb7a6d1a63bfc688


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


Printed from Linux Compatible (http://www.linuxcompatible.org/news/story/dsa_610_1_new_cscope_packages_fix_insecure_temporary_file_creation.html)