CVE-2004-0996

NameCVE-2004-0996
Descriptionmain.c in cscope 15-4 and 15-5 creates temporary files with predictable filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-610-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs282815

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cscope (PTS)stretch15.8b-2fixed
bullseye, sid, buster15.9-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cscopesourcewoody15.3-1woody2DSA-610-1
cscopesource(unstable)15.5-1.1282815

Notes

Patch in debian bts from ubuntu is good. All other patches are crap.

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