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CVE-2008-1026 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the PCRE regular expression compiler (JavaScriptCore/pcre/pcre_compile.cpp) in Apple WebKit, as used in Safari before 3.1.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression with large, nested repetition counts, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/19/2017

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/24/2008)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Apr/msg00001.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3815
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1467 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490990/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28815
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019870
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1250/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-022 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41859

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1026
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017