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CVE-2008-0674 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in PCRE before 7.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression containing a character class with a large number of characters with Unicode code points greater than 255.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/18/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/20/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PCRE as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/glib-2.14.6.news
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html
http://pcre.org/changelog.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-24.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1499
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:053
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/02/2
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488927/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492535/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27786
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-581-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0570
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0592
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1412
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40505
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00371.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00632.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 7.5

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0674
NVD Published Date:
02/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017