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CVE-2014-8964 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE 8.36 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/16/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0534.html
http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1546 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145843.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147474.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147511.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147516.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-05/msg00014.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0330.html
http://www.exim.org/viewvc/pcre?view=revision&revision=1513 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:137
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/21/6
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2015-2511963.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71206
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1166147
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8964
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017