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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0674

Original release date: 02/18/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in PCRE before 7.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression containing a character class with a large number of characters with Unicode code points greater than 255.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/20/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PCRE as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:004
External Source: XF
Name: pcre-characterclass-bo(40505)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28985
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31326
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28960
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29175
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29048
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28957
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1783
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28996
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1533
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0570
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-581-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36096
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://pcre.org/changelog.txt
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-218A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/glib-2.14.6.news
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32746
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0592
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022674
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1412
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080228 rPSA-2008-0086-1 pcre
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2172
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28923
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32222
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200811-05
External Source: BID
Name: 27786
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30345
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1499
External Source: BID
Name: 29009
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:053
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2268
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1842
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30048
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29267
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200803-24
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29282
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29027

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