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CVE-2007-4768 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a singleton Unicode sequence in a character class in a regex pattern, which is incorrectly optimized.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/07/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00007.html
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2007-November/msg00022.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://securitytracker.com/id?1019116
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238305-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239286-1
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-13.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1399
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-07.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:211
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1126.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483357/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483579/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26346
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-355A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3725
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3790
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4258
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1724/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1966/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38278
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1738
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9701
https://usn.ubuntu.com/547-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9701
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9701

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.0
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.1
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
7.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4768
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018