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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-7230

Original release date: 11/15/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate the amount of memory needed for a compiled regular expression pattern when the (1) -x or (2) -i UTF-8 options change within the pattern, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (PCRE or glibc crash) via crafted regular expressions.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-505.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28406
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28041
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30155
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28414
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27741
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27773
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28658
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:030
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28720
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-11
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-02
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10911
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-19
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30106
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1570
External Source: BID
Name: 26550
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=384801
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1059
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:062
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:004
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1068
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-30
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-18
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28714
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30219

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10911
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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