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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7225

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (error or crash) via a regular expression that involves a "malformed POSIX character class", as demonstrated via an invalid character after a [[ sequence.
Publish Date : 2007-12-03 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-11-13 2007-11-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-7225 unix
ELSA-2007:1059: pcre security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22565 unix
Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of ser... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10985 unix
RHSA-2007:1059: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071059 unix
RHSA-2007:1068: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071068 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-7225

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Perl Pcre 0.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Perl Pcre 0.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Perl Pcre 0.93 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Perl Pcre 0.94 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Perl Pcre 0.95 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Perl Pcre 0.96 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Perl Pcre 0.97 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Perl Pcre 0.98 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Perl Pcre 0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Perl Pcre 1.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Perl Pcre 1.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Perl Pcre 1.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Perl Pcre 1.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Perl Pcre 1.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Perl Pcre 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Perl Pcre 1.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Perl Pcre 1.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Perl Pcre 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Perl Pcre 1.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Perl Pcre 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Perl Pcre 2.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Perl Pcre 2.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Perl Pcre 2.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Perl Pcre 2.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Perl Pcre 2.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Perl Pcre 2.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Perl Pcre 2.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Perl Pcre 2.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Perl Pcre 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Perl Pcre 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Perl Pcre 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Perl Pcre 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Perl Pcre 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Perl Pcre 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Perl Pcre 3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Perl Pcre 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Perl Pcre 3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Perl Pcre 3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Perl Pcre 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Perl Pcre 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Perl Pcre 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Perl Pcre 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Perl Pcre 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Perl Pcre 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Perl Pcre 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Perl Pcre 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Perl Pcre 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Perl Pcre 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Perl Pcre 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Perl Pcre 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Perl Pcre 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Perl Pcre 6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Perl Pcre 52

- References For CVE-2006-7225
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004
BID 26725 PCRE Perl Compatible Regular Expressions Library POSIX Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-01
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1059
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1068

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7225

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