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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      Last Modified:  02/18/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0674
Original release date:
02/18/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/glib-2.14.6.news External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:004
http://pcre.org/changelog.txt External Source CONFIRM http://pcre.org/changelog.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-24.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200803-24
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200811-05
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1499 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1499
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:053 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:053
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/02/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488927/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080228 rPSA-2008-0086-1 pcre
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492535/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27786 External Source BID 27786
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009 External Source BID 29009
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 External Source BID 31681
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674 External Source SECTRACK 1022674
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-581-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-581-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA09-218A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0570 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0570
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0592 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0592
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1412 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1412
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-2172
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40505 External Source XF pcre-characterclass-bo(40505)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00371.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1533
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00632.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1783
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1842

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

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