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CVE-2015-8388 Detail

Current Description

PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?=di(?<=(?1))|(?=(.))))/ pattern and related patterns with an unmatched closing parenthesis, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.

Source:  MITRE
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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?view=markup Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/29/1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85576 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://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa128 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  
CWE-185 Incorrect Regular Expression NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pcre:perl_compatible_regular_expression_library:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.37


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8388
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018