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CVE-2016-9954 Detail

Current Description

The backtrack compilation code in the Irregex package (aka IrRegular Expressions) before 0.9.6 for Scheme allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted regular expression with a repeating pattern.

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://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/15/8 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94942 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1413990 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/ashinn/irregex/commit/a16ffc86eca15fca9e40607d41de3cea9cf868f1 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:irregex_project:irregex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.9.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9954
NVD Published Date:
04/21/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/27/2017