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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-7228

Original release date: 11/14/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that involves large (1) min, (2) max, or (3) duplength values that cause an incorrect length calculation and trigger a buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-7227. NOTE: this issue was originally subsumed by CVE-2006-7224, but that CVE has been REJECTED and split.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0546
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:062
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080221 VMSA-2008-0003 Moderate: Updated aacraid driver and samba and python service console updates
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1063
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-505.htm
External Source: BID
Name: 26462
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2007-006.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1234
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080416 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-11
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080415 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:004
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1076
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-30
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-02
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0637
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=383371
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1077
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1570
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-19
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1068
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:012
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10810
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1059
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:030
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-18
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1065
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200802-10
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10810
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:pcre:pcre:6.6 and previous versions

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