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CVE-2015-3217 Detail

Current Description

PCRE 7.8 and 8.32 through 8.37, and PCRE2 10.10 mishandle group empty matches, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by /^(?:(?(1)\\.|([^\\\\W_])?)+)+$/.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1025.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre?view=revision&revision=1566 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/03/7 Mailing List
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75018 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1023886 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1132
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1638 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1228283 Issue Tracking

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre2:10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:8.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:powerkvm:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:powerkvm:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3217
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2018