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CVE-2015-5073 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the find_fixedlength function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or obtain sensitive information from heap memory and possibly bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted regular expression with an excess closing parenthesis.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/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/code/trunk/ChangeLog?revision=1609&view=markup Vendor Advisory
http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre?view=revision&revision=1571 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/1 Mailing List
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/3 Mailing List
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75430 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033154 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=1651 Exploit
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  
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:ibm:powerkvm:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:powerkvm:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:pcre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8.37


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5073
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2018