CVE-2005-2491 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2, as used in multiple products such as Python, Ethereal, and PHP, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromApache (07/02/2008)

Fixed in Apache 2.0.55: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_20.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.10/SCOSA-2006.10.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060401-01-U
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=302847
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00786522
http://lists.trustix.org/pipermail/tsl-announce/2005-October/000354.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112605112027335&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112606064317223&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130497311408250&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/604
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014744 Patch 
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102198-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-216.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-223.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-081.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-159.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-800
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-817
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-819
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-821
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00021.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200508-17.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-02.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-08.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-12.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-19.xml
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_48_pcre.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_49_php.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_52_apache2.html
http://www.php.net/release_4_4_1.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-358.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-761.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0197.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427046/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428138/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14620
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15647
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1511
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2659
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0789
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4502
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/54a42d4b01968df1117cea77fc53d6beb931c0e05936ad02af93e9ac@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5df9bfb86a3b054bb985a45ff9250b0332c9ecc181eec232489e7f79@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r0276683d8e1e07153fc8642618830ac0ade85b9ae0dc7b07f63bb8fc@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8828e649175df56f1f9e3919938ac7826128525426e2748f0ab62feb@%3Ccvs.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11516
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1496
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1659
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A735

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2491
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
MITRE