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CVE-2007-3944 Detail

Current Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library in the JavaScript engine in WebKit in Apple Safari 3 Beta before Update 3.0.3, and iPhone before 1.0.1, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain JavaScript regular expressions. NOTE: this issue was originally reported only for MobileSafari on the iPhone. NOTE: it is not clear whether this stems from an issue in the original distribution of PCRE, which might already have a separate CVE identifier.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306173
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306174
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/23/technology/23iphone.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1185163364-1OTsRJvbylLamj17FY2wnw&oref=slogin
http://www.securityevaluators.com/iphone/
http://www.securityevaluators.com/iphone/exploitingiphone.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25002
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018439
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2730 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2731 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35577

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:webkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3944
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017