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CVE-2006-7230 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-30.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-02.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-18.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-11.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-505.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:030
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_62_pcre.html
http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1059.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1068.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26550
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=384801
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10911

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
6.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7230
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017